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Allianz Asia adds Anusha Thavarajah as regional CEO, Life & Health

12th June 2019 - Author: Charlie Wood

The Asia Pacific operations of global insurer Allianz has announced the appointment of Anusha Thavarajah as Chief Executive Officer, Life & Health.

Anusha ThavarajahBased in Singapore, Thavarajah will oversee the functional development of Allianz’s Life & Health business in Asia – advancing the segment’s strong growth to meet Allianz Asia’s long-term strategic priorities in the region.

Thavarajah, who joins from AIA Berhad in Malaysia, joins with close to 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry.

She will report to Allianz Asia Pacific Regional CEO Solmaz Altin and serve as a member of the Allianz Asia Pacific Regional Executive Board.

Thavarajah is expected to officially take on the role in the fourth quarter of 2019.

“We are delighted to appoint Anusha to lead our regional Life & Health operations in Asia,” said Solmaz Altin, Regional Chief Executive, Allianz Asia Pacific.

“As a key member of our senior regional leadership team, Anusha’s significant experience in insurance and management, plus strong track record for driving innovation and delivering on customer-focused business strategies, will be a vital resource for the business in pursuit of our growth ambitions across the region. We look forward to welcoming her aboard.”

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