Board of Directors
Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yahya Bin Awang
Chairman, Independent Director
Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Yahya bin Awang was appointed as the Chairman and Director of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd in July 2007. Tan Sri is a member of the Audit, Nominating, Remuneration and Risk Management & Compliance Committees.
Tan Sri Yahya is the Chairman and founding partner of Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur (CVSKL). He is also a sessional Cardiothoracic surgeon at Damansara Specialist Hospital and sits on the board of MPHB Capital Berhad, Heartz Surgery Sdn. Bhd and several other companies. He was a council member of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia and serves as a committee member of the Malaysian Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery. In addition, Tan Sri was appointed as the Pro-Chancellor of University of Teknologi Malaysia in 2011.
In 2013, Tan Sri Yahya was awarded the prestigious Merdeka Award for his contribution to the medical field where his many professional achievements include pioneering the establishment of The National Heart Institute of Malaysia in 1992 and performing the first Heart Transplant in Malaysia in 1997. A graduate from Monash University in Australia with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree, Tan Sri became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow in 1980.
Jory Leong Kam Weng
Mr. Jory Leong Kam Weng was appointed as a Director of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd in July 2015. Mr. Leong is the Chairman of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees and a member of the Risk Management & Compliance Committee.
In addition, he sits on the Board of Directors and Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees of several companies listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. Mr. Leong was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1989 and is a partner of a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur since 1999. He joined TA Enterprise Berhad in 1992 and was with the TA Group until July 1999. During his tenure with the TA Group, he was appointed as director of various subsidiaries, including as the Chief Executive Officer of TA Securities Berhad from June 1998 to July 1999.
He is a certified mediator on the panel of the Malaysian Mediation Centre and also an appointed member of the Disciplinary Committee under the Disciplinary Board, Bar Council of Malaysia. Mr. Leong holds a Bachelor of Economics degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Monash University in Australia.
Chuah Sue Yin
Ms. Chuah Sue Yin was appointed as a Director of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd in May 2016. Ms. Chuah is the Chairperson of the Risk Management & Compliance Committee and a member of the Audit, Nominating and Remuneration Committees.
Currently, she is the Managing Partner of PCCO PLT (formerly Paul Chuah & Co) and Managing Director of PCCO Tax Services Sdn Bhd and PCCO Management Sdn Bhd.
Ms. Chuah served as Non-Executive Director for Idimension Consolidated Berhad from February 2011 to November 2013. She was also the Chairman for the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination committee. She has held directorship as Non-Executive Director in Triumphal Associates Berhad from February 2005 to June 2014 where she was appointed the Chairman for the Audit Committee and member of both the Nomination committee and Remuneration committee.
Ms. Chuah is a chartered accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England & Wales and Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She is also a fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. She graduated from Warwick University, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science in Management Science.
Tang Loo Chuan
Mr. Tang Loo Chuan was appointed as a Director of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd in May 2016. Mr. Tang is a member of the Nominating, Remuneration and Risk Management & Compliance Committees.
As the Senior Vice President, Life Business and Actuarial at Tokio Marine Asia (TM Asia) Pte Ltd, he is responsible for Tokio Marine Asia’s group companies (life) in planning and establishment of new business strategies to achieve growth. He brings with him over twenty years of insurance experience in actuarial, product development and capital management in various multi-national life insurers in Singapore.
Mr. Tang is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK) and holds a Bachelor of Business (Hons) from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.