Members

Jayakumar Somasundram

Jayakumar Somasundram

Chief Executive Officer

Jaya has over 33 years of experience in the insurance industry and for the last 28 years he has been with the Tokio Marine Group. He has held various senior management positions and his experience encompasses all the key areas in the non life insurance industry namely underwriting, reinsurance, loss control, marketing, claims and managing branches. He has also handled major multinational as well as Malaysian clients.

Jaya holds a Bachelor of Science with Education degree majoring in Mathematics. He is also a Fellow of The Chartered Insurance Institute, UK and a Fellow of the Malaysian Insurance Institute.

Max Hirai

Max Hirai

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

A seasoned insurance professional, Max Hirai has been with the Tokio Marine Group since 1992.  He joined us from Tokio Marine North America, where he was based since 2015 as Vice President of Corporate Planning and Governance. Besides North America, Mexico and Brazil, he has also served with Tokio Marine Asia in Singapore. With his leadership capabilities and experience, Max will be an important asset to assist the CEO in the overall management of the Company.

 

Tony Yong Heng Thong

Tony Yong Heng Thong

Chief Financial Officer

Tony is a certified Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) as well as a Chartered Accountant (CA)-(MIA). He has held senior leadership roles across numerous industries - hospitality & services, oil & gas and a major part of his career in the financial services sector. He leads the Finance Division managing, formulating, developing and implementing sound financial strategies to support the company’s business initiatives

 

Yuki Hayashi

Yuki Hayashi

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Yuki Hayashi joined Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, Japan in April 2005. He assumed his current role in Tokio Marine Insurans (Malaysia) Berhad in June 2015. Yuki is tasked to oversee the Company’s risk management frameworks, ensuring practices are effective and sustainable. He has held several positions within the Tokio Marine Group with strong exposure to the international operations. 

Ronnie Wong

Ronnie Wong

Chief Claims Officer

Ronnie joined Tokio Marine in June 2015. He is responsible for the overall management of the claims function. Ronnie has extensive experience spanning 41 years in the insurance industry specialising on claims management with a strong background in building, enhancing and executing claims management frameworks.

Alexander Teoh

Alexander Teoh

Chief Human Resource Officer

Alexander joined Tokio Marine in 2014 and is responsible overall for the Company’s human capital strategies and practices. He has held leadership roles across several industries including financial services, high tech, energy and FMCG with extensive experience in organisational talent management.

Naoto Ishizuka

Naoto Ishizuka

General Manager, Corporate Marketing

Naoto Ishizuka joined the Tokio Marine Group in 1992. He assumed his role in Tokio Marine Insurans (Malaysia) Berhad in May 2016. He is responsible for the overall management of the Corporate business in Malaysia. Ishizuka brings with him more than 24 years of experience in the insurance industry across different geographies.

Hans Kwek

Hans Kwek

Head, Agency Strategy

Hans Kwek joined TMIM in October 2016. He has more than 35 years of experience in the Financial Services Sector out of which 15 years was in the Insurance Industry.  Prior to joining TMIM,  his experience encompasses stints as Regional Head, Chief Claims Officer and more recently Chief Agency Officer in a multinational insurer.  

Tatsuya Fujimoto

Tatsuya Fujimoto

General Manager, Corporate Planning

Tatsuya joined Tokio Marine, Malaysia in April 2017. Tatsuya is an insurance professional with extensive and diverse experience in Property & Casualty. He started his career with Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. in 1998 in sales and transitioned through to strategic planning having spent the last three years as the Executive Assistant to the Group CEO of Tokio Marine Holdings. He currently leads the Corporate Planning and Performance Management Team and is involved in the Company’s business planning, strategy and implementing of initiatives and reporting of key performance data.