Zakri Mohd Khir has been named the chief executive officer (CEO) of Allianz Malaysia Bhd and country manager for Allianz in Malaysia.
This is in addition to his current position as CEO of Allianz General Insurance Company Malaysia Bhd which he has held since 2010.
He will assume the additional responsibilities as of Aug 1.
Allianz Malaysia is the holding company for the life and property and casualty insurance business. The appointments come after the decision by Jens Reisch, CEO of Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd and Allianz Malaysia, to leave the company at the end of this month to pursue career opportunities outside of the company and country.
A new CEO, taking over the responsibility of Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia will be announced soon.