Amana Takaful PLC (ATPLC) has announced the appointment of Shehan Feisal as the new CEO with effect from 20 July 2020.
As the new CEO, Shehan Feisal’s vision for ATPLC encompasses improving customer service, value chain and introducing a 360-degree approach for stakeholders. He will also focus on aligning ATPLC’s brand portfolio to meet customer requirements which is an increasingly important aspect especially given the challenging economic landscape in the country following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shehan Feisal has gained a reputation as a result-oriented, growth-driven leader with over 25 years of extensive technical and managerial experience in the insurance industry, having worked for both local and multinational companies. During his longstanding career, he has specialised in several areas including underwriting of property and casualty, medical, marine, motor and miscellaneous classes of insurance including claims and reinsurance.
Feisal was also a team member of Amãna Takaful for over 9 years where he was a key member of setting up the Company during its inception back in 1999. In the recent past, Feisal has held the position of Head of Commercial (Technical P&C)/Chief Underwriting Officer for Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. where he was reporting directly to the CEO as well as the regional office in Singapore. Prior to his stint at Allianz Insurance Lanka, he was the AGM-Technical at Janashakthi General Insurance.
Feisal’s life long experience and unmatchable capabilities will be best suited to take Amana Takaful PLC to the next level.