People Moves: Prudential appoints Anil Wadhwani as new Group Chief Executive


Press Release - Prudential plc ("Prudential", the "Company" or the "Group") announces the appointment of Anil Wadhwani as Group Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"). Mr Wadhwani will join the Company from Manulife where he was President & CEO, Manulife Asia.

Anil Wadhwani is a global financial services leader with more than 30 years' experience, predominantly in Asia, combining strategic vision and execution in some of the world's biggest companies. Most recently, as CEO of Manulife's Asia region, he successfully grew and transformed its diversified and multi-channel business with significant market share gains in many key markets and making it the company's largest source of core earnings. Mr Wadhwani also has significant and proven digital experience, having driven the modernisation of technology platforms across 13 markets in Asia in his previous role.

Prior to this he spent 25 years with Citi in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the US, in a number of consumer financial services roles. Mr Wadhwani was born in 1968 and educated in Mumbai and has worked in Mumbai, Singapore, London, New York and most recently for nearly five years in Hong Kong. He will be based in Hong Kong, where he currently resides. 

Source: Press Release


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