Vinay Surana, regional chief executive officer, Allianz Partners
16 April 2020Insurance

Allianz Partners appoints new Asia CEO to lead company's transformation

Allianz Partners has appointed Vinay Surana as regional chief executive officer (CEO) of Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. He joins from AIG.

Surana will lead the Asia Pacific business with responsibility for Australasia, China, Japan, India and South East Asia. He will report directly to Dan Assouline, global head of markets and board member, Allianz Partners.

Surana has over 20 years of global experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Allianz, he held the position of senior vice president, head of individual personal insurance for Asia Pacific within AIG, where he spent more than 13 years in various senior executive positions across numerous markets within Asia, the US and Australasia.

Allianz said Surana has in-depth technical expertise in insurance and underwriting, strategic planning, reinsurance, risk management, partnership development and digital enablement as well as insurtech.

"Vinay has a proven performance history of leading high-caliber teams in transforming businesses, developing new channels and models, and delivering sustainable, profitable growth," said Assouline. "I'm confident that Vinay will bring his extensive knowledge of the APAC region and global experience in the financial services industry to transform and grow our business across Asia."

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