Sasitharan K.

Senior Vice President, Asia Affinity at SOMPO Holdings Inc

Sasitharan K. has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry, beginning with their role as Training Specialist at Etiqa Insurance in 1996. From 2002-2004, they were Head of Insurance Services at HSBC, followed by their role as Head of Sales Management at AmBank Group. In 2007, they moved to ReMark International as Senior Client Director and then to Tune Money Sdn Bhd in 2011 as Head of Direct Marketing. Sasitharan then became General Manager & Principal Officer of Tune Protect in the same year. In 2015, they took on the role of Executive Director at SK Amorgh Consultancy and then in 2017, they became Regional Head of Partnership Distribution at Sompo Holdings (Asia). In 2018, they became Chief Officer, Digital Sales at Allianz Ayudhya Assurance pcl and in 2019, they became Regional Head of Affinity at Sompo Holdings (Asia).

Sasitharan K. began their educational journey in 1991 when they attended the University of London and earned a LLB in Law in 1994. In 1999, they attended The American College of Financial Services and obtained a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) in 2000. Sasitharan then obtained a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) from the same institution in 2000. In 2002, Sasitharan K. obtained a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) from the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia. In addition, they have obtained numerous certifications from LinkedIn, including Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers, Building Resilience, Corporate Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Modeling and Forecasting Financial Statements, Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Coaching for Results, The Science of Sales, Strategic Partnerships: Ecosystems and Platforms, Entrepreneurship: Finding and Testing Your Business Idea, Lead Like a Boss, Leading with Innovation, Entrepreneurship Foundations, Ken Blanchard on Servant Leadership, Decision-Making Strategies, Digital Transformation, Strategic Agility, Managing Team Creativity, Thinking Creatively, Blockchain: Beyond the Basics, and Building an Integrated Online Marketing Plan.



  • Senior Vice President, Asia Affinity

    January 1, 2023 - present

  • Regional Head of Affinity

    September 1, 2019

  • Regional Head of Partnership Distribution

    May 1, 2017

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