Mr Wong Shu Yoon was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Etiqa General Takaful Berhad and member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad on 23 September 2022. He was subsequently appointed as an Interim Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad with effect from 1 May 2023.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from University of London, a Bachelor of Arts (Econs) from University of Windsor, Canada, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons in Business Administration) from University of Windsor, Canada.
Mr. Wong has over 40 years of experience in the insurance industry (both locally and in London) and has held several key management positions in various insurance, insurance broking and reinsurance companies. He started his career in Marketing with The American Malaysian Insurance in 1979 and left for London to study Law in 1983.
In 1985, Mr. Wong joined Citicorp Insurance Brokers, London as an overseas officer whereby he was exposed to the Lloyds market. In 1987, he was transferred back to Malaysia to identify and set up the Citicorp insurance brokers locally. Mr. Wong was appointed the General Manager and Principal Officer of Innovest Citicorp Insurance Broker Sdn Bhd in 1988 upon approval of its broking licence by Bank Negara Malaysia. Thereafter, Mr. Wong continued his career as Chief Executive Officer/Principal Officer in Paramount Assurance Berhad, MMI Insurance Labuan Ltd, Catlin Labuan Limited, XL Catlin Labuan, AXAXL Insurance Labuan, Asia Capital Reinsurance Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Asia Capital Retakaful Berhad before his retirement in November 2021.
Mr. Wong was a member of the Board of Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, Catlin Labuan Limited, Malaysia National Reinsurance Berhad and Paramount Assurance Berhad.
Within the Maybank Group, Mr Wong also sits on the boards of Etiqa Life International (L) Ltd and Etiqa Offshore Insurance (L) Ltd.
Last update on 31 October 2023