AIA Sri Lanka has appointed Mr Tan Hak Leh as the new chairman of the board of directors. He is the regional chief executive of AIA group with responsibility for the business operations in Thailand, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and now, Sri Lanka. He brings in strategic experience and knowledge gained over 30 years across extensive disciplines in the insurance industry in Asia, including 11 years with AIA Group. He is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK).
His appointment coincides with AIA Sri Lanka CEO Chathuri Munaweera being appointed to the board of directors of AIA Insurance Lanka. She is the first Sri Lankan CEO since AIA entered Sri Lanka and the first female to take on the CEO role.
She is an experienced executive with over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry in Sri Lanka. Prior to taking office as CEO, she was the director chief officer legal, governance and operations of AIA Insurance Lanka responsible for life operations, corporate law, company secretarial and external relations and has previously been the company’s chief HR officer and chief compliance officer. She has been a member of the executive committee of the company since 2006, playing a lead role in strategic planning and business achievements. She also led the complex corporate restructuring of AIA Sri Lanka to become a wholly owned subsidiary of AIA Group.