HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetLife announced today that Joyce Au-Yeung has joined the company as vice president, Head of Health covering the Asia region. Au-Yeung will be based in Hong Kong and will report to Serge Raffard, MetLife senior vice president and Regional Head of Strategy, Product, Health for Asia.
"I am pleased that Joyce is joining the MetLife Health team in Asia," said Raffard. "Health is a centre piece of our regional strategy, and we are investing in resources and capabilities to adapt our offering to suit the changing needs and wants of the customer. Joyce’s broad based expertise and understanding of the health insurance business will be advantageous as we bolster the range of health services along the Care Pathway for serious diseases and develop our digital capabilities around health."
Au-Yeung joins from FWD Insurance where she served as the Group Vice President, Distribution strategy focusing on the development and regional deployment of the omni –channel distribution model across Asia. Prior to that role, she was the Chief Officer – Health Business at Sovereign, the insurance arm of Commonwealth Bank of Australia and was based in New Zealand where Au-Yeung was responsible for the establishment of their vertically integrated health business and digital platform. Earlier in her career, Au-Yeung held various roles in areas such as M&A, strategy and actuarial consulting.
Au-Yeung holds a Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial Studies) from the University of Melbourne, Australia and is an alumnus from Melbourne Business School, Australia from where she holds an MBA (Senior Executive). She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries Australia (FIAA) and a legal practitioner admitted in the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.