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Mr Ooi Say Teng, aged 55. He has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry as well as extensive management experience having held senior leadership positions with both local and global companies in Malaysia. A graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Actuarial Science from The City University, London and a Diploma in Actuarial Techniques from the Institute of Actuaries, London; his areas of expertise include actuarial, operations, reinsurance, bancassurance, corporate marketing, information technology and process improvement.
Mr Ooi began his career back in 1983 at MCIS Insurance Berhad, rising through the ranks to Assistant General Manager, Operations before moving on to MBA Life Assurance Berhad (now known as Allianz Life Insurance Berhad) as its Deputy General Manager, Operations. He then took on the role as Assistant General Manager of Mayban Life Assurance Berhad where his strong track record and leadership capability saw him then taking on the helmship of UniAsia Life Assurance Berhad as Chief Executive Officer in 2003. In 2010, he joined CIMB Bank Berhad as the Head of CIMB Group Insurance, in which he was instrumental in driving the development of the insurance business in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand before being appointed to his current position.
He has also served as the Vice President of LIAM (Life Insurance Association of Malaysia) in 2009, sat on the Board of Directors for Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad, Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd and was the Deputy Chairman for Malaysia Life Reinsurance Berhad.
Mr Ooi is also a Registered Financial Planner. In 2005, he attended the Global Leadership Development Programme (GLDP) conducted by International Centre For Leadership In Finance (ICLIF) and in 2010, he attended the Financial Institutions Director’s Education Programme organised by Bank Negara Malaysia and Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia.