Ben Ng is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AIA Bhd.
Ben Ng was appointed to head AIA Bhd., a leading life insurer in Malaysia with total assets worth RM55.3 billion (as at 31 December 2019) and one of AIA Group’s top five markets, on 15 August 2019.
In addition to its three main business lines – Agency, Partnership Distribution and Corporate Solutions, Ben is also responsible for AIA’s General Insurance, Pension and Asset Management, and Health Services units, as well as AIA PUBLIC Takaful Bhd, AIA’s jointly owned Takaful company with Public Bank Berhad and Public Islamic Bank Berhad.
Ben will be responsible for further strengthening AIA’s position in the life insurance industry and helping the company optimise its growth in Malaysia. As he leads the ongoing development of the company’s businesses, he will continue to focus on elevating the professionalism of its agency force, enhancing its bancassurance partnerships, expanding its market-leading corporate solutions business, as well as improving its customer engagement and experience.
Ben joined AIA in 2011 and prior to his current appointment, he was the President Director of AIA Financial in Indonesia, a position that he held since 2014. Prior to Indonesia, Ben was CEO of AIA’s Group Corporate Solutions business. He was also Regional Business Development Director and AIA Taiwan’s Interim CEO. Before joining AIA, he has held numerous leadership roles including Country Manager, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer in a number of Asian markets.
Ben who is a Malaysian national, has over 24 years of experience (of which 22 years were abroad) demonstrating his depth and breadth of knowledge in the life insurance industry. Ben is also one of the very few Asian actuaries who have qualified as Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) as well as Fellow of Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS).
Ben graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Highest Distinction).