Tanuj Edward appointed as Managing Director of Orient Insurance Limited

Tanuj Edward, Chief Executive Officer of Orient Insurance Limited was appointed to the company’s Board as an Executive Director recently. Mr. Edward now functions as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Insurance Limited.

He counts over 25 years of professional experience in the insurance industry and held many Senior Management positions in Sri Lanka and overseas. Mr. Edward is a Chartered Insurer and Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and a Senior Associate of Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

Throughout his illustrious career holding key positions in the insurance industry of Sri Lanka and overseas, Mr. Edward has been the recipient of multiple accolades and recognition awards for his services. His very latest sprint was bagging the special award of recognition “Al Futtaim Values Award” the most prestigious recognition awarded by the group.  His achievement thus went beyond his own halo and garnered recognition to Sri Lanka in a global forum.

On the occasion of his appointment Mr. Edward commented that the past couple of years has shown that despite the challenges of the global pandemic, the company has stood steadfast and maintained its growth potential. #strongerthancorona was the key element of this growth. The company prides itself that they managed to achieve their business objectives and served all the expectations of their valuable customers and stakeholders without having to adhere to any salary reductions or redundancies.

The company ensured that their strongest asset, the staff members, constantly strived to give each one of our clients and business partners the highest level of service. With their dedication, coupled with ease of doing business, competent claims settlement, and round-the-clock customer service, the company made a statement of reliability and trust during times of crisis.

The parent company Orient Insurance Group has an “a+” rating from Standard & Poor’s along with an A(Excellent) from AM Best and provides Orient Insurance Sri Lanka with a sound financial backing and confidence with the world’s leading reinsurers. Orient Insurance Sri Lanka and Orient Insurance UAE are members of the prestigious Al-Futtaim Group based in Dubai, UAE. Al-Futtaim Group also owns Associated Motorways (AMW) Group of companies, a pioneer automobile supplier in the Sri Lankan market.


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