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AIA appoints former Sun Life president as new regional CEO

The insurance veteran will also lead AIA’s Group Strategy and Corporate Development.

AIA Group Limited has appointed Leo Grepin as Regional Chief Executive and Group Chief Strategy Officer. 

Grepin will have responsibility for Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia as well as leading AIA’s Group Strategy and Corporate Development functions. He will be a member of the Group Executive Committee and report to Lee Yuan Siong, Group Chief Executive and President.

Grepin joins from Sun Life where he was President of Asia with responsibility for all operations in the region. Before joining Sun Life, Leo was at Bridgewater Associates, a global hedge fund, where he led the team that managed portfolio construction and trade generation for all the funds. He also spent 15 years at McKinsey & Company and led the global client service teams serving several multinational insurers as Senior Partner. 

Grepin has a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from McGill University.   

The appointment will take effect on 3 January 2022.

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