SINGAPORE, 1 April 2019 – Sompo Holdings Asia, responsible for the management of insurance business in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan which based in Singapore announced the appointment of Daniel Neo as its Regional Chief Executive Officer today, 1 April 2019, with immediate effect. He succeeds Yuji Kawauchi, who has returned to Sompo Holdings (in Tokyo) to assume the role of Executive Vice President of Global Business Planning.
Daniel has held senior management positions in the insurance industry for the past 20 years. SOMPO is having high expectation on him applying his extensive insurance and leadership experience in the region to drive our business in Asia. Working with his colleagues from the Singapore office, Daniel will work to strengthen SOMPO group’s business capabilities, especially focusing on improving customer experience, business effectiveness and importantly, to create a strong culture where people from different backgrounds will enjoy being part of SOMPO group.