New appointments at AIA | Sunday Observer

New appointments at AIA

2 October, 2022

AIA Sri Lanka has appointed Tan Hak Leh as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors (BOD) from July 2022.

He holds a Bachelors in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics (first class honors) from Heriot Watt University (UK) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK).

Hak Leh is the Regional Chief Executive of AIA Group Limited with responsibility for the business operations in Thailand, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and now, Sri Lanka. Hak Leh brings in a wealth of strategic experience and knowledge gained over 30 years of experience across extensive disciplines in the insurance industry in Asia, including 11 years with the AIA Group.

AIA Sri Lanka’s CEO Chathuri Munaweera has been appointed to the Board of Directors of AIA Insurance Lanka. Taking office in May 2022, Chathuri is the first Sri Lankan CEO since AIA entered Sri Lanka and the first female to take on the CEO role. 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. Chathuri has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Company since 2006, playing a leading role in strategic planning and business achievements.

She also led the complex corporate restructuring of AIA Sri Lanka to ultimately become a wholly owned subsidiary of the AIA Group.