MetLife has appointed Lee Wood as chief executive for its Hong Kong business.
Wood (pictured) will be based in Hong Kong and will report to Damien Green, regional executive of MetLife Asia.
Wood has over 15 years of broad industry experience. He was most recently senior vice president at Allianz Taiwan Life Insurance Company with responsibility for marketing, product development, and the direct marketing channel.
Prior to this, he spent five years at HSBC Life (International) in Taiwan as managing director and led their bancassurance manufacturing start-up operation before it was subsequently acquired by Allianz Taiwan Life Insurance.
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 in Japan.
Green says: "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."