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AIA Group Ltd (1299.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sze-Wing Tse

78 2011 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mark Tucker

58 2011 President, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Garth Jones

52 2012 Group Chief Financial Officer

Keng Hooi Ng

60 2012 Regional Chief Executive

Gordon Watson

51 2012 Regional Chief Executive

Simeon Preston

44 2014 Group Chief Operations Officer

Shulamite Khoo

53 2014 Group Chief Human Resource Officer

Tai-Wo Chu

75 2012 Group Chief Investment Officer

Mark Saunders

51 2014 Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer

Mitchell New

51 2015 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Chung-Kong Chow

65 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Harrison

59 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Juen-Yee Lau

72 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Akrasanee Narongchai

70 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chak-Kwong So

70 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Swee Lian Teo

55 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohamed Azman Yahya

51 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Yong-Boon Yeo

61 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Paul Lloyd

Chief Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Sze-Wing Tse

Mr. Sze-Wing Tse is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of AIA Group Limited. He is also the Chairman of The Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company and AIA Foundation. Amongst Mr. Tse’s appointments during more than 50 years with the Group and its predecessor AIG Group, include serving as Honorary Chairman of AIA Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, from July 2009 to December 2010, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AIA Co. from 2000 to June 2009 and its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1983 to 2000. Mr. Tse is a non-executive director of PCCW Limited and a director of Bridge Holdings Company Limited. He served as a non-executive director of PineBridge Investments Limited from 2012 to 2014 and a non-executive director of PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited from 2004 to July 2014. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development of Hong Kong’s insurance industry, Mr. Tse was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2001. Mr. Tse received an honorary fellowship and an honorary degree of Doctor of Social Sciences from The University of Hong Kong in 1998 and 2002 respectively. In 2003, he was elected to the prestigious Insurance Hall of Fame.

Mark Tucker

Mr. Mark Edward Tucker is President, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. Mr. Tucker joined the Group in July 2010 and is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AIA Co. and AIA International. From 12 October 2010 to 31 December 2010, he served as Group Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company. In addition to his responsibilities with AIA, Mr. Tucker has been an Independent Director of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. since November 2012. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Tucker served as Group Chief Executive of Prudential plc from 2005 to 2009, first joining that group in 1986. Amongst the leadership positions that Mr. Tucker held during his time at Prudential, he was the founder and Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia Limited from 1994 to 2003 and an Executive Director of Prudential plc from 1999 to 2003. During the period from 2004 to 2005, Mr. Tucker was Group Finance Director of HBOS plc. Mr. Tucker was a non-executive director of the Court of The Bank of England from June 2009 to May 2012, also serving as a member of its Financial Stability Committee and Audit and Risk Committee. Mr. Tucker qualified as an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA) in 1985.

Garth Jones

Mr. Garth Jones is Group Chief Financial Officer of AIA Group Ltd. He is the Group Chief Financial Officer, responsible for leading the Group in all aspects of finance and risk management and oversight of the Group’s actuarial function as well as managing relationships with key external stakeholders, including regulators and rating agencies and the Annual Business Planning and Budgeting process. He is a director of various companies within the Group including AIA Co. and AIA International. He joined the Group in April 2011. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Jones was the Executive Vice President of CPIC Life, the life insurance arm of China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd. (CPIC). He also held a number of senior management positions during 12 years with Prudential Corporation Asia Limited, including Chief Financial Officer of the Asian life insurance operations. Prior to joining Prudential, Mr. Jones led the development of reinsurer Swiss Re’s Asia life business. Mr. Jones is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom. He has been appointed a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee which is a statutory committee established under the HKICO since 1 October 2014.

Keng Hooi Ng

Mr. Ng Keng Hooi is Regional Chief Executive of AIA Group Ltd. He is responsible for the Group’s businesses operating in Thailand, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan as well as Group Agency. He is a director of various companies within the Group including AIA Co. and AIA International. He joined the Group in October 2010. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Ng was Group Chief Executive Officer and Director of Great Eastern Holdings Limited from December 2008. Mr. Ng worked for Prudential plc from 1989 to 2008, serving as a Managing Director of Insurance of Prudential Corporation Asia Limited from 2005 to 2008 responsible for its operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines. He has been a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (U.S.) since 1985.

Gordon Watson

Mr. Gordon Timmins Watson is Regional Chief Executive of AIA Group Ltd. He is responsible for the Group’s businesses operating in Hong Kong, Korea, Australia, the Philippines, Vietnam, New Zealand, Macau, Sri Lanka and India as well as the Group Corporate Solutions business, Group Partnership Distribution and the AIA Vitality initiative. He is a director of various companies within the Group including AIA Co. and AIA International. Mr. Watson rejoined the Group in January 2011. He worked in various parts of AIG (including within AIA) for over 29 years, during which time he served as Global Vice Chairman of ALICO and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ALICO Asia. He also served as Global Chief Operating Officer and as Chairman of ALICO Japan. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Simeon Preston

Mr. Simeon Preston is Group Chief Operations Officer of the Company. He was Group Chief Strategy and Operations Officer of AIA Group Ltd. He is responsible at the Group level for technology and operations. He is a director of various companies within the Group. He joined the Group in September 2010. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Preston served as a senior partner in the financial services practice of global management consultants Bain & Company, where he specialised in the Asia life insurance sector. He previously spent almost nine years with consulting firm Marakon Associates and was named a partner in 2006.

Shulamite Khoo

Ms. Shulamite Khoo is Group Chief Human Resource Officer of AIA Group Ltd. She is responsible for the development of overall human capital strategies and their implementation across the Group as well as leading and providing support to the human resources functions in country market operations. She is also responsible for the Group Corporate Security function. She joined the Group in January 2011. Prior to joining the Group, Ms. Khoo was Group Executive Vice President, Global Head of Human Resources and Group Executive Management of the AXA Group, based in Paris. Prior to AXA, she was Regional Head of Human Resources for Prudential Corporation Asia Limited based in Hong Kong. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Tai-Wo Chu

Mr. Tai-Wo Chu is Group Chief Investment Officer of AIA Group Ltd. Mr. Chu is responsible for providing oversight to the management of the investment portfolios of the Group. He is a director of various companies within the Group. Mr. Chu joined the Group in June 1993 as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of AIA Co. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Chu spent 19 years with Bank of America in various senior management positions, including Country Senior Credit Officer, Head of Corporate Banking in Hong Kong and Country Manager of Bank of America in China. .

Mark Saunders

Mr. Mark Saunders is Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer of AIA Group Limited. Mr. Saunders is responsible for the Group’s strategy including corporate and product development. He also leads the Group Marketing function providing support and leadership on marketing initiatives at the Group level and in the country operations. He joined the Group in April 2014. Prior to joining AIA, Mr. Saunders was Managing Director of Towers Watson for the Asia-Pacific Insurance Sector, as well as Managing Director for the firm’s Hong Kong office. Before joining Towers Watson, he was Asian Regional Leader, Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer, and Executive Director and Board Member of the Isle of Man-based international life insurance operations of Clerical Medical and its joint venture life insurer in Korea (Coryo-CM). Mr. Saunders has been involved in the insurance industry in Asia since 1989. He is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and Fellow of five other professional actuarial bodies

Mitchell New

Mr. Mitchell David New is General Counsel, Company Secretary of AIA Group Ltd. Since April 2011 Mr. New has been a member of the Group Executive Committee and has acted as the Group General Counsel. In that capacity, Mr. New is responsible for the legal and company secretarial services for the Group and for providing leadership to legal and corporate governance functions within country operations. He is also a director of various companies within the Group. Mr. New occupied various senior roles with Manulife Financial where he was most recently Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer for Asia, based in Hong Kong. He was also previously Senior Vice President and General Counsel to Manulife’s Canadian division.

Chung-Kong Chow

Hon. Sir Chung-Kong Chow is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. Mr. Chow is the Chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. He was appointed as a non-official member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong from 1 July 2012 and the Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Corruption of Independent Commission Against Corruption from 1 January 2013. He has also been a Steward of The Hong Kong Jockey Club since March 2011. In 2000, Mr. Chow was knighted in the United Kingdom for his contribution to industry. Mr. Chow was Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation Limited from 2003 to 2011, Chief Executive Officer of Brambles Industries plc, a global support services company from 2001 to 2003, and Chief Executive of GKN plc, a leading engineering company based in the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2001. He was an independent non-executive director of Anglo American plc from 2008 to 2014, independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered plc from 1997 to 2008 and the Chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce from 2012 to June 2014.

John Harrison

Mr. John Barrie Harrison is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. Mr. Harrison is currently an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, The London Metal Exchange Limited and LME Clear Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director of BW Group Limited and has been appointed Vice Chairman of BW LPG Limited since 2013. He is a member of the Asian Advisory Committee of AustralianSuper Pty Ltd since 2012. Mr. Harrison is a council member, standing committee member and honorary treasurer of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Harrison was Deputy Chairman of KPMG International. In 2003, he was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KPMG, China and Hong Kong and Chairman of KPMG Asia Pacific. Mr. Harrison began his career with KPMG in London in 1977 and was made a partner of KPMG Hong Kong in 1987. Mr. Harrison is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Juen-Yee Lau

Professor Juen-Yee Lau is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Limited., with effect from 18 September 2014. He is currently serves as an independent nonexecutive director of CNOOC Limited and Hysan Development Company Limited and an independent director of Far EasTone Telecommunications Company Limited which is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. He has been serving as Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) since 2007. He currently also serves as a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the HKSAR and Chairman of its Governance Sub-committee and Member of its Currency Board Sub-committee. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2011. From 2004 to 2010, Professor Lau served as Vice-Chancellor (President) of the CUHK. He was appointed Chairman of CIC International (Hong Kong) Co., Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Investment Corporation, in September 2010 and retired from the same in September 2014. He also served as a nonexecutive director of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation from 2011 to 2014. He is a member of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the Vice-Chairman of its Sub-committee of Economics. He received his B.S. degree (with Great Distinction) in Physics from Stanford University in 1964 and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1966 and 1969 respectively. He joined the faculty of the Department of Economics at Stanford University in 1966, becoming its Professor of Economics in 1976 and the first Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development in 1992. From 1992 to 1996, he served as a Co-Director of the Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, and from 1997 to 1999 as the Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He became its Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development, Emeritus, upon his retirement from

Akrasanee Narongchai

Dr. Akrasanee Narongchai is an Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. Dr. Narongchai was previously an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company from 21 November 2012 to 31 August 2014. He is the former Minister of Energy and Minister of Commerce for the Kingdom of Thailand, and served as a Senator. Dr. Narongchai served as Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of Thailand from December 2005 to June 2010, as a Director of the Office of the Insurance Commission of Thailand from October 2007 to August 2012, as a Director of the National Economic and Social Development Board for the period from July 2009 to July 2013 and as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Thailand from November 2011 to September 2014. He is currently the Chairman of the Steering Committee and Vice-Chairman of the Council of Mekong Institute, the Chairman of the Thailand National Committee for the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council and the Chairman of the Khon Kaen University Council in Thailand. Dr. Narongchai also acts as the Chairman and an independent director of two entities listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, namely MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited and Ananda Development Public Company Limited. He is also the Chairman and an independent director of The Brooker Group Public Company Limited, which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s Market for Alternative Investment. Dr. Narongchai is the Chairman of the Seranee Group of companies. Dr. Narongchai received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with Honours from the University of Western Australia and M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Johns Hopkins University.

Chak-Kwong So

Mr. Chak-Kwong So is an Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd, He was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company on 28 September 2010 and re-designated as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on 26 September 2012. From August 2007 to September 2010, Mr. So served as an Independent Non-executive Director of AIA Co. He is currently an independent non-executive director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd. and is also an independent senior advisor to Credit Suisse, Greater China. He was appointed as Chairman of the Consultative Committee on Economic and Trade Cooperation between Hong Kong and the Mainland in October 2013 and has been a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference since 2008. Mr. So was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the HKSAR Government in 2011. He is an International Business Advisor to the Mayor of Beijing and the Honorary Consultant to the Mayor of San Francisco. From 1985 to 1992, Mr. So served as an executive director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and was appointed as its Chairman in October 2007. He also served as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Film Development Council from April 2007 to March 2013.

Swee Lian Teo

Ms. Swee-Lian Teo has been appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of AIA Group Limited effective August 14, 2015. Ms. Swee Lian Teo currently serves as a non-executive and independent director and a member of the audit committee, executive resource & compensation committee and risk committee of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, which is listed on the Singapore Exchange. She is also a non-executive director of Avanda Investment Management Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based fund management company. Ms. Teo has over 27 years of experience with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”). During her time at the MAS she worked in foreign reserves management, financial sector development, strategic planning and financial supervision. She was the Deputy Managing Director in charge of Financial Supervision – overseeing regulation & supervision of the banking, insurance and capital markets industries and macroeconomic surveillance, and also represented the MAS on various international fora including the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and on various committees and working groups of the Financial Stability Board. She retired from the MAS as Special Advisor in the Managing Director’s office in June 2015. In addition to the MAS, Ms. Teo also served on the Board of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore from 2002 to 2010. Ms. Teo received her B.Sc. (First) in Mathematics from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London in 1981 and her M.Sc. in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford in 1982. She was also awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) (Bar) at the Singapore National Day Awards in 2012.

Mohamed Azman Yahya

Tan Sri Mohamed Azman Yahya is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. Mr. Yahya is the Executive Chairman of Symphony Life Berhad and Symphony House Berhad; both listed entities on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Malaysia). He is an independent non-executive director of Scomi Group Berhad which is also listed on Bursa Malaysia and a director of various companies including PLUS Expressways International Berhad. Mr. Yahya is active in public service and sits on the boards of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the Malaysian government investment arm and Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, a government linked private equity fund management company. He is also a member of the Financial Reporting Foundation, the trustee body that oversees the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board and a member of the Capital Market Advisory Group of Malaysian Securities Commission. He is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow of the Institute of Bankers Malaysia. Mr. Yahya was a director of Malaysian Airline System Berhad and AirAsia Berhad until May 2013 and April 2012 respectively. He started his career at KPMG in London and worked in a variety of roles in investment banking, ultimately being named chief executive of Amanah Merchant Bank. In 1998, he was tasked by the Malaysian Government to set-up and head Danaharta, the national asset management company. He was also the Chairman of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee, set up by Bank Negara Malaysia, to mediate and assist in debt restructuring programmes of viable companies.

Yong-Boon Yeo

Mr. Yong-Boon Yeo is Independent Non-Executive Director of AIA Group Ltd. Mr. Yeo is currently the Vice-chairman of Kerry Group Limited and the Chairman of Kerry Logistics Network Limited. He has been a member of International Advisory Committee of Mitsubushi Corporation since June 2014 and a non-executive director of Wilmar International Limited since November 2014. He is a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum and the Berggruen Institute on Governance. In 2013, he was appointed a member of the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See. From February 2014, he became a member of the Vatican Council for the Economy and is also a member of the Vatican Media Committee from July 2014. In 2012, Mr. Yeo was presented with the Order of Sikatuna by the Philippines Government and the Padma Bhushan by the Indian Government, and became an Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia. From 1988 to 2011, Mr. Yeo was a member of the Singapore Parliament and held various Cabinet positions, including Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Trade and Industry, Minister for Health, Minister for Information and the Arts and Minister of State for Finance. From 1972 to 1988, Mr. Yeo served in the Singapore Armed Forces and attained the rank of Brigadier- General in 1988 when he was Director of Joint Operations and Planning in the Ministry of Defence.

Paul Lloyd