Armed with in-depth management and industry expertise as well as a common vision to be the most professional company, our leaders will ensure that the future of Manulife Singapore remains one of growth, opportunity and excellence.
Dr Khoo Kah Siang is the President and CEO of Manulife Singapore and a member of Manulife's Asia Division Executive Committee. He is responsible for the overall development of Manulife's business operations in Singapore.
Jenny Teo is the Chief Financial Advisory Officer of Manulife Singapore. In her role, Jenny is responsible for driving the continued success of Manulife Singapore’s multi-channel distribution strategy and overseeing the company’s agency, financial advisors and international brokers distribution channels.
Yee Han is the Chief Risk Officer of Manulife Singapore. In her role, she is responsible for overseeing the overall risk profile of the company. This includes promoting a risk-awareness culture, establishing and maintaining an enterprise risk – management framework.
Angie Ng is responsible for leading the Human Resources (HR) function in Manulife Singapore. She is a seasoned HR professional with over 20 years of experience in developing and implementing various strategic people initiatives for leading business organisations in Singapore.
Jonathan Tan is the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer of Manulife Singapore. His main responsibility is to head and supervise the Legal, Compliance and Quality Assurance functions, working closely with the company’s management, other business units and regulators.
Darren holds an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree (Physics & Mathematics) from Saint Mary's University in Canada as well as professional actuarial credentials from the United States and Canada. United States: Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA); Canada: Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA).
Felix Lai is the Chief Financial Officer of Manulife Singapore. He is responsible for the actuarial and finance functions which includes financial reporting, strategic and business planning, capital management, asset-liability management, reinsurance management, product oversight, and merger and acquisition.
Benedict is responsible for leading organisation-wide strategic initiatives to advance Manulife Singapore’s technology, digitization and modernisation agenda to bring broader, deeper and more sustainable changes in systems, processes and ways of working. Ben leads the Operations function that is foundational to our business transformation efforts and also assumes the role of a change champion to lead the Customer Experience Transformation (CXT) journey, partnering across different functions in the organization to re-define and enable a holistic and exceptional customer and distributor experience.
The Board is responsible for the stewardship of the Company. Directors are responsible for overseeing the management of the business and affairs of the Company. The Board meets at least three times annually. The members of the Board have ready access to management accounts and members of the management team at any time as per their request. Material transactions will be presented to the Board for approval as organized by the Company Secretary.
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The Audit Committee is responsible for assisting the Board of Directors in its oversight role with respect to the quality and integrity of financial information, the effectiveness of the Company's risk management and compliance practices, the external auditors' performance, the performance of the Company's internal audit function, and the Company's compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
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The Board considers that there is at present no need to establish an Executive Committee.
The Board of Manulife (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. has assumed the responsibility of the Nominating Committee locally. The members of our Board as well as the key executives are appointed after deliberation at the local Board level and such appointments are also based on the broader guidelines provided by the Global Head Office. Manulife (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. is a private company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial. As we are committed to ensuring the long-term success and protection of our policy holders, the Company only seeks to appoint fit and proper candidates who are qualified for the office to the Board.
The Board of Manulife (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. has assumed the responsibility of the Remuneration Committee locally. The considerations on executive remuneration are based on our global human resource strategy, policies and framework as well as performance evaluation.
The Executive Investment Committee has responsibility to assist the Board to monitor the investment strategies and processes in place for the Company in relation of the investment activities which the Company carries out on its own behalf of policyholders. As such the Executive Investment Committee exercises the authority and power delegated to it by the Board.
The Committee shall consist of a minimum of 4 members and shall at all times include among its membership, the Chief Executive Officer, Appointed Actuary and the Chief Investment Officer.
The Board of Manulife (Singapore) Ptd. Ltd. has assumed the responsibility of the Risk Management Committee locally. However, the Board has delegated the day-to-day management of key risks to the Executive Risk Committee chaired by the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The Executive Risk Committee comprises a minimum of 5 members and shall at all time include among its members, the Chief Executive Officer, the Appointed Actuary, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer.