CHAIRMAN AND DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF MALAYSIA TAKAFUL ASSOCIATION (MTA)
Source: Malaysia Takaful Association Announcement, 24 September 2012
The Management Committee of Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) announced the appointment of Encik Zainudin Ishak, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia) as the new Chairman of MTA and Encik Wan Azman Wan Mamat, Chief Executive Officer of AIA AFG Takaful Bhd as the Deputy Chairman.
Encik Zainudin Ishak brings with him over 20 years of insurance and takaful experience. An Associate of Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII), he has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in managing general insurance and reinsurance operation and the general and family takaful and retakaful business. His more notable career achievements include the automation of claims and underwriting processes, turning around and stabilising the underwriting position of a local insurance provider, and structuring the treaty arrangement.
He has previously served as the Deputy Chairman of MTA since 2009 and spearheaded MTA Subcommittees of General Takaful and Distribution Channel.
Encik Wan Azman Wan Mamat has over 20 years of working experience in the insurance and takaful industry, mainly through his involvement in the development of distribution channels such as Agency, Partnership and Direct Marketing. His passion lies in the areas of talent development, recruitment and growth of Bumiputera agency, innovation of takaful products and services, and implementation of creative marketing programmes.
Among his key career achievements are the implementation of multi-distribution channels strategy in AATB, setting-up two new takaful companies in year 2006 and 2010, and also developing young and new talents to serve the industry in various fields.
MTA Management Committee is positive that the new leadership of the Association will take the takaful industry to a new level where it will witness a greater public recognition of the takaful concept.
Encik Zainudin Ishak, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia)