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Insurance veteran to run for Singapore’s presidential seat

He became CEO of Income Insurance (formerly NTUC Income) up until 2007.

Finance and insurance veteran, Tan Kin Lian, announced in a social media post his application for a certificate of eligibility at Singapore’s 2023 presidential election.

Lian has worked with Singapore’s Income Insurance (formerly NTUC Income) as a general manager and eventually held the position of chief executive officer (CEO) until 2007.

Other contenders from the financial sector include ex-GIC CIO Ng Kok Song and ex-MAS chair Tharman Shanmugaratnam.

ALSO READ: Singaporeans 'lukewarm' to insurance intermediaries: study

Throughout Lian’s career, he held various directorships and corporate appointments. 

Notably, he was the former chairman of the International Co-operative & Mutual Insurance Federation, a global organisation representing 123 insurance groups during his tenure.

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