Ng Keng Hooi
Ng Keng Hooi was Group Chief Executive and President of AIA Group Limited from 1 June 2017 to 31 May 2020. He is now Senior Adviser of the Group.
Keng Hooi was Regional Chief Executive at AIA Group since October 2010, responsible for the Group’s business operations in China, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan and Brunei as well as Group Agency Distribution.
Keng Hooi has a wealth of industry experience that spans 41 years – both in general management as well as hands-on operational roles covering a broad range of functions. He joined AIA Group from Great Eastern Holdings, Singapore where he was Group Chief Executive between December 2008 and October 2010 driving impressive growth in business results.
Prior to Great Eastern, Keng Hooi was with Prudential for almost 20 years, including as a member of Prudential Corporation Asia’s board and Regional Managing Director of Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia – three of Prudential’s key markets. This followed his very successful tenure as CEO of Prudential Malaysia during which he led the business from a Number 9 ranking with 3 per cent new business market share to Number 2 ranked insurer with 20 per cent market share; and grew the company’s number of agents from 400 to 10,000. Keng Hooi also spearheaded Prudential’s entry into the Takaful business in Malaysia.
Keng Hooi has a past link to AIA earlier in his career, he worked at AIA Malaysia for six years, where he started in the Actuarial department before becoming Head of Life Operations. Keng Hooi is passionate about growing businesses and developing people.
He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (U.S.) since 1985. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College (Pennsylvania, USA) in 1979.