Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group (MSIG) Singapore, the city state’s fourth largest general insurer has named industry veteran Craig Ellis as its new chief executive officer, effective from 1 April 2019.
Craig Ellis has over forty years’ experience in the financial services industry, mainly in insurance covering general, life and health, and also banking. He brings with him extensive international experience having working in Australia, Europe and Asia, holding senior positions with Allianz, Old Mutual, and Charles Monat Associates where he was most recently global head of product and solutions before joining MSIG.
Ellis replaces former CEO Michael Gourlay as he departs to pursue his own personal interests.
Alan Wilson, regional CEO, MSIG Asia, commented: “We are pleased to have Ellis lead MSIG Singapore as CEO. He is an accomplished leader with extensive management and industry experience, and will be a great asset to MSIG Singapore as we continue to drive stronger growth and profitability in the region.”