Friends Life, the parent company of Friends Provident International, yesterday announced the appointment of James Lai-Hing Tan as General Manager, Asia & Middle East, reporting directly to John van der Wielen, CEO International at Friends Life.
Mr Tan will be based in the Hong Kong branch of Friends Provident International and will be responsible for its activities throughout Asia and Middle East.
Mr Tan has 18 years’ experience in the insurance and banking industry and has worked in the US, Singapore and Hong Kong including seven years as Global Head of Bancassurance at Standard Chartered. His most recent role was as Group Head for AIA’s partner distribution business based in Hong Kong. He speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
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