Pacific Life Re appointed Yoke Yin Lee to head its business in South Korea.
Lee first joined Pacific Life Re in 2008 and was key to the establishment of the reinsurer’s South Korean branch in 2015. In 2021, she was appointed head of finance, Asia, a role in which she led multiple initiatives including the firm’s implementation of IFRS 17 reporting as well as Korean Insurance Capital Standard (K-ICS) and other financial reporting efforts.
Lee “has demonstrated exceptional leadership and delivered excellent results in her previous roles,” said Vasan Errakiah, Pacific Life Re’s General Manager, Asian markets. “We’re confident that she will drive our growth in South Korea and contribute toward our success story in Asia.”
For Lee, the appointment is an opportunity to lead the firm’s team in South Korea.
“This is an important market for Pacific Life Re Asia and I am committed to delivering high-quality products and services to our clients,” Lee said.
Pacific Life Re provides mortality, morbidity and longevity reinsurance products, funded and capital solutions in Asia, the UK, Europe, Australia and North America.