GEORGE OOMMEN, aged 68, Malaysian. Non-Executive Chairman since October 25th 2019 and also sits on the Board of Labuan Re Underwriting Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Labuan Re, which is a Corporate Member at Lloyd’s of London).
He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK and also a member of two Malaysian Accountancy bodies; the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has more than thirty-six (36) years’ experience in the insurance industry.
He has thirty-six (36) years’ experience in the insurance industry.
He began his insurance career in 1981 when he joined American International Assurance Company Limited as an Accountant. In 1999, he was transferred to AIG Lippo Life Insurance Company, Indonesia as Vice President-Director. He then joined TATA AIG Life Insurance Company, India in 2000 as Managing Director. George Oommen later joined ACE INA Holdings Inc, India as Country Head/CEO in 2002 and thereafter in 2003 he was appointed Chairman/ Managing Director of ACE Life, Egypt, concurrently. In 2007, he joined the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIC) UAE as the Executive Director, Business Development. In 2010, he was appointed as the CEO & General Representative, Assicurazioni Generali, S.p.A. for the Middle East and North African Region based in Dubai.
George Oommen is also the Chairman of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, Director of MNRB Holdings Berhad, Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad, Takaful Ikhlas General Berhad and Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd.