Tokio Marine Insurance Group has appointed Masahito Hirai (pictured above) as CEO of Tokio Marine Asia (TMA), its Asia regional headquarters based in Singapore.
Hirai took over from Noboru Yamagata, who served as interim CEO. Yamagata will continue in his broader capacity as the managing executive officer of Tokio Marine Holdings, in charge of Asia operations, and as a director on TMA’s board.
Hirai was most recently deputy CEO of Tokio Marine’s Malaysia general insurance business, where he was responsible for the strategic business planning, HR talent development and corporate management functions. Prior to his stint in Malaysia,