ABOUT US

Tune Protect Malaysia with the registered name of Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad (30686-K) is a licensed insurer that has a geographically diverse presence in Malaysia, with 18 branches nationwide, and our Head Office strategically located in Kuala Lumpur.

Tune Protect Malaysia provides a comprehensive range of general insurance solutions through multiple distribution channels to balance the needs of different consumer groups. We are supported by dedicated agents, brokers and direct clients to underwrite various general insurance classes as listed in our products page.

OUR BUSINESS

With strong support from Tune Group and strategic alliances with AirAsia, we aim to make 'Tune Insurance' a household name by offering simple, straightforward and affordable insurance for companies and individuals. The impetus for this undertaking is our committed new management team and dedicated employees.

MILESTONES

AUG
2019

 
Revolutionise motor insurance with rebates on annual premiums based on vehicles mileage, Pay- As-You-Drive (PAYD)

DEC
2018

 
Introduced insurance solution for the underserved segment ofthe market, EasyCare PA, protection for the disabled

Sept
2018

 
Introduced the Company’s first on-demand insurance solution to the market, Sports+ for extreme sports protection

 
2013

 
Launched the Company’s first online product in www.tuneprotect.com, and a total of 8 by 2018

21 Sept
2012

 
Corporate business name renamed and registered as Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad.

May
2012

 
Tune Group through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tune Protect Group Berhad, acquired controlling interest of the company.

31 Jan
2003

 
Merged with Capital Insurance Berhad and name changed to Oriental Capital Assurance Berhad.

1 Aug
1997

 
Converted to a public limited company and assumed the name United Oriental Assurance Berhad.

27 Dec
1976

 
Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad was incorporated as a private limited company under the Act as United Oriental Assurance Sdn Bhd and began operations in 1977.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Encik Mohamed Rashdi bin Mohamed Ghazalli joined the Board of Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad on 19 February 2021 as Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors on 22 May 2021.

Encik Mohamed Rashdi had a thriving career in IT and Management Consulting with Coopers & Lybrand, IBM Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers over a span of 20 years. During his career, Encik Mohamed Rashdi worked with Telecoms Australia as well as Coopers & Lybrand in the United Kingdom. He was a Partner of PwC Consulting (East Asia) and IBM Consulting, as well as IT and Consulting Advisor at PwC Malaysia.

As a management and technology consultant, Encik Mohamed Rashdi has personally led assignments in strategy and economics, business process improvement, information systems planning and IT project management. He has provided consultancy expertise across a range of industries such as government, telecommunications, oil & gas, transport, and utilities with exposure in manufacturing and financial services.

Encik Mohamed Rashdi graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Computation from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, United Kingdom.

He sits on the Boards of Directors of Tune Protect Group Berhad, BOS Wealth Management Malaysia Berhad, and GHL Systems Berhad. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Siti Sapura Husin.

Ms. Tan Ming-Li was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 April 2014. She is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Risk Management Committee and Audit Committee of the Company.

Ms. Tan is a graduate from the University of Melbourne, Australia with a double degree in Law (Hons) and Science and has been a member of the Malaysian Bar since 1994.

She is currently a partner in the legal firm, Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff and has been in legal practice since 1994. She specialises in corporate and securities law where she is principally involved in advising on capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring as well as corporate finance related work. Prior to joining her present firm in 1997, she practiced law in the firm of Allen & Gledhill, specialising in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation and as well as intellectual property.

Ms. Tan also sits on the Boards of Directors of Tune Protect Group Berhad, BP Plastics Holding Bhd, OM Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and secondary listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) and CapitaLand Malaysia REIT Management Sdn Bhd (formerly known as CapitaLand Malaysia Mall REIT Management Sdn Bhd) [as manager of CapitaLand Malaysia Trust (formerly known as CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust), a real estate investment trust (REIT) established under the Securities Commission and listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad].

Mr. Lim Chong Beng was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 September 2015. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Investment Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He was appointed as Interim Chairman of Risk Management Committee on 14 July 2021.

He graduated from the University of Leeds, England with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Hons) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and an Associate of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Mr. Lim completed his articleship with a chartered accounting firm in London, England. Upon obtaining his professional qualification and return to Malaysia, Mr. Lim joined Price Waterhouse for several years, attaining the position of Senior Audit Manager before leaving to join the insurance industry.

Mr. Lim has 29 years of experience in the general insurance industry having worked as the Vice President, Finance in British American Life & General Insurance Berhad (now known as Manulife Insurance Malaysia Berhad) and General Manager of Finance and IT in Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad and Tokio Marine Insurance Malaysia Berhad. His work experience covered all areas of Financial Accounting and he had served as the Compliance Officer, Risk Management Head and Chief Internal Auditor in his later years with Tokio Marine. Mr. Lim was the Deputy Convenor of the Finance Sub-Committee of Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia (PIAM) for many years and had represented PIAM in dialogues and discussions with the regulatory authorities on financial matters relating to the general insurance industry.

Mr. Jayakumar A/L Somasundram was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 21 September 2022.

Mr Jayakumar holds a Bachelor of Science with Education degree with Honours (B.Sc. Ed. Hons), majoring in Mathematics. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) United Kingdom and also a Fellow of the Malaysian Insurance Institute (FMII).

Mr Jayakumar has more than 36 years of experience and is familiar with all the key areas in the non-life insurance industry. He spent a greater part of his career, a total of 21 years, in Tokio Marine Insurans (Malaysia) Berhad (“Tokio Marine”) until his retirement on 26 November 2020. Mr. Jayakumar has over the years held several senior management roles in Tokio Marine including that of Chief Executive Officer, Executive Advisor, Senior Advisor, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Operating Officer. His recent experiences include that of re-structuring of the company and the business with a view to profitability as well as demands for the de-tariff / liberalized market. He had also led the team for the liberalization of Motor and Fire which successfully launched the new Motor GLM and new products and pricing for Fire.

He is passionate about the insurance industry and has contributed by serving in the general insurance association as well as other insurance related organizations, inter-alia, he acted as a Council Member of Fire Protection Association of Malaysia (FPAM), Management Committee of Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia (PIAM) and Council Member of Malaysian Motor Insurance Pool (MMIP).

Mr. Rohit Chandrasekharan Nambiar was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 19 February 2021.

He graduated from Bharathiar University, India with a Bachelor of Commerce, and a Fellow Member of the Malaysian Insurance Institute (FMII). He is also an Associate in Insurance of the Indian Insurance Institute, Bangalore. He also obtained CPIE (equivalent to Postgraduate in Management) from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management, New Delhi.

Mr. Rohit is currently the Group Chief Executive Officer of Tune Protect Group Berhad (“TPGB”), the holding company of the Company, where he was appointed on 14 October 2020. In his role as the Group Chief Executive Officer of TPGB, Mr. Rohit is responsible for steering Tune Protect on its journey of digital transformation aimed at positioning the group as a preferred lifestyle insurer within Southeast Asia and Middle East.

His focus is on strengthening TPGB’s reach in the retail consumer space - driving innovation in product ideas and digital solutions, enhancing customer experience by focusing on ease and convenience, and growing the affinity, B2C and B2B2C distribution platforms by leveraging on big data and technology. All with the aim of making insurance easy and attractive for the Company’s preferred customer segments.

Mr. Rohit began his career as an Analyst with AXA in India. He has experience working across various departments and has held senior positions in both local and regional capacities within Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and India. With his track record of success spanning 17 years in the Insurance Industry, Mr. Rohit is passionate about fintech, innovation and making insurance simple. He has won numerous awards and accolades in his illustrious career including that of Young Leader of the Year 2019 in the 23rd Asia Insurance Industry Awards 2019. In his free time, Mr. Rohit enjoys blogging everything about insurance and a spectrum of other insightful topics such as economics, politics, social issues, and sports.

OUR CEO

William Foo

Tune Protect Malaysia Management

Name Designation
VINCENT KU CHIEF AGENCY OFFICER
HANS-JOACHIM ZIMMERMANN CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER
HOW KIM LIAN CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (ACTING)
YUVASREETHARAN MUREGESU HEAD, TECHNOLOGY
LIZA WOON YIN YIN HEAD, OPERATIONS, CX AND INNOVATION

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