MetLife appoints Hong Kong CEO

MetLife has appointed Lee Wood as CEO for its Hong Kong business. He will be based in Hong Kong and will report to Damien Green, regional executive of MetLife Asia.

Wood has 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, he was most recently senior vice president at Allianz Taiwan life insurance company, responsible for marketing, product development, and the direct marketing channel.

Prior to this, he spent five years at HSBC Life (International) Limited in Taiwan as managing director. He has also held various senior marketing and general manager roles at leading insurance companies throughout Asia which include ING Antai life insurance company in Taiwan, PT AIG Insurance Indonesia and AXA life insurance company in Japan.

“Hong Kong is an important market in Asia for MetLife and we are excited to have Lee join us. His breadth of industry experience will serve to accelerate our business aspirations in Hong Kong,” said Damien Green.