July 28, 2020
Hong Kong – Manulife today announced the appointment of Sachin N. Shah as its new General Manager, Emerging Markets, Asia. His appointment is effective 1 August 2020.
Shah joins Manulife’s Asia Executive Committee and reports to Anil Wadhwani, President & CEO, Asia. He will also be a member of the company’s Global Leadership Team. He will be responsible for driving the development of the Company’s operations in Southeast Asia’s emerging markets – namely Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Vietnam. The General Managers of these territories will report to him.
Shah brings vast industry experience, principally in Asia and the United States. He joins Manulife from AIG, where he was CEO, Asia Pacific General Insurance. He previously held a variety of senior leadership roles across a 20-year tenure at MetLife, most recently as Chairman, President and CEO MetLife Japan.
“We are delighted to secure a leader of Sachin’s calibre,” said Wadhwani. “This appointment demonstrates our continued commitment to our Southeast Asia emerging market operations. Sachin has the talent, experience and ambition we were looking for to accelerate the transformation and growth of these businesses.”