Mr Kwo Shih Kang was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on
23 August 2019 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Kwo Shih Kang is
the Chairman of the Audit & Governance Committee and a Member of the Risk &
Sustainability Committee of the Company. He currently sits on the Boards of Melewar
Industrial Group Berhad and several other private limited companies.
Mr Kwo is a qualified actuary with more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry which include stints in various South East Asian countries, in positions such as Chief Executive Officer, Appointed Actuary and Chief Financial Officer in a number of multinational insurers, such as AXA Affin Life Insurance Berhad, Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad, Aetna Universal (now known as ING Insurance Berhad), Gibraltar BSN Life Berhad and American International Assurance Berhad. Mr Kwo was also the Chief Operating Officer of Malaysian Assurance Alliance Berhad.
Mr Kwo was the President of the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) from 2012 to 2015. He is also the President of the Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) and was the President of the Actuarial Society of Malaysia.
Mr Kwo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from City University London and a Master of Business Administration, majoring in Finance, from CASS Business School, London. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, USA, and is also a Registered Financial Planner (RFP).
Mr Kwo has no family ties with any of the Directors and/or major shareholders of the Company nor any shareholding in the Company.
Mr Kwo does not have any personal interest in any business arrangements involving the Company.
Mr Kwo does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and he has had no convictions for any offences within the past five (5) years, other than traffic offences, if any, and no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.