Black replaces David Scammell who is to become a national account manager for Friends Provident International in the UK after working in Singapore for the past three years.
He will report to Chris Gill, general manager for South East Asia and also principal officer of the Singapore branch in which Black will be based. Both Black and Matthew White will be the key points of contact for expatriate business partners in the region.
Prior to joining FPI, Ian held the position of business development manager with specific focus on investments and trusts with Zurich Intermediary Group in the UK. He also worked for Berkeley Berry Birch and Prudential UK Intermediaries and Scottish Amicable before joining Zurich.