Neil Bowyer has been appointed as chief bancassurance officer of Manulife Singapore.
In the newly-created role, Bowyer will be responsible for the development of the company’s bancassurance operations in the city state, including strategic development, distribution services, training and sales.
Having started out as a financial adviser, he worked his way up and has held various senior management positions with international insurers, including Aviva Singapore.
Legal & compliance
Arijit Chakraborty has been named chief legal and compliance officer of Manulife Singapore. He oversees the company’s legal, compliance and quality assurance functions.
He spent the early part of his career in Singapore as a lawyer specialising in merger and acquisition transactions at Temasek Holdings and has held senior roles with other a number of insurance companies, including Zurich Insurance.
In his last role, he was the general counsel for one of the largest European insurers based in Singapore.
Proven track records
“I am thrilled to have Neil and Arijit join our leadership team at such an exciting time in our company’s development,” said Naveed Irshad, chief executive of Manulife Singapore.
“With their proven track records and strong management capabilities, they will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to Manulife Singapore, helping us to build on our successes and deliver our ambitious growth plans.”