The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) has re-elected Loh Guat Lan, CEO of Hong Leong Assurance as LIAM president at its 47th Annual General Meeting held on 31 March 2021. She is supported by Raymond Lew, CEO & president of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance who has been appointed as the new vice president for the term 2021/2022.
Ms Loh is currently the group managing director/CEO of Hong Leong Assurance (HLA), and has more than 30 years of experience in the life insurance industry. She began her professional career as a management trainee with a reputable international life insurance company.
She took on various leadership positions and gained extensive experience in agency management, branch management, agency development, and training. Her last role prior to joining HLA was vice president & senior director of agency (Malaysia), the first lady appointed for such position then in Malaysia and amongst Asia’s six countries in her previous company. She joined HLA as CEO of the life division in August 2007 and was appointed as group managing director/CEO on 1 September 2009.
Mr Lew brings over 29years of financial experiences to his role as the CEO & president of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance (SLM). He also serves as the country head of SLM where he oversees the operation of Sun Life financial businesses in Malaysia.
LIAM also welcomed two new management committee members namely Vibha Coburn, CEO of Manulife Insurance and Prasheem Seebran, CEO of MCIS Insurance for the term 2021/2022.