Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore (TMLS) has named Christopher Teo Sze Teck as CEO, succeeding James Tan who resigned in December 2018.
Teo has nearly 27 years of experience in the insurance and banking industry, most recently serving as senior vice president of business development of NTUC Income Insurance Co-Operative. Before this he was CEO and a board member of Professional Investment Advisory Services Pte Ltd.
Throughout his career Teo has held leadership positions in Singapore and Asia including chief executive and general director of Vietinbank-Aviva Life Insurance Company in Vietnam, as well as being alternate principal officer and chief operations officer of Manulife Singapore and president and chief executive of Manulife Thailand.
Commenting on the appointment Tan Cheng Han, chairman of TMLS said: “With his rich and diverse experience, we are confident that Teo will provide the strategic leadership to steer TMLS to continued growth.”