AIA Singapore recently announced that they have appointed Chin Chung Wen as the new chief distribution officer (CDO), effective from October 1st, according to media reports. He will report to AIA Singapore CEO, Wong Sze Keed.
Chin has been a part of AIA Singapore for almost three decades now and currently, he is the regional chief agency officer of AIA Group Agency Distribution. Prior to becoming the new CDO, he has held various leadership roles in the group, including chief agency officer of AIA Singapore.
Regarding the latest appointment, Wong told the media, “I am delighted that Chung Wen will return to AIA Singapore to be our new chief distribution officer. Chung Wen is a highly respected industry veteran and is known for his ability to embrace change and drive results with agility and firm execution. I am confident that under Chung Wen’s leadership, he will continue to grow our tied distribution and take them to new heights as we accelerate AIA’s transformation into an organisation of the future and digital-first life insurer.”
Prior to Ching, the role was held by Ho Lee Yen, who has served AIA Singapore for 10 years. During Ho’s tenure, the company was forced to speed up their digital adoption method during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Wong also thanked Lee Yen for her leadership and significant contributions to AIA Singapore, saying that she has been crucial in many projects that has made the company successful and is leaving with many achievements under her belt.
Along with the appointment of a new CDO, AIA Singapore also announced the appointment of Damien Tan as CEO of AIA Financial Advisers. Tan joins the company with more than two decades of experience in the industry and is responsible for managing the continued development and growth of AIA FA.