MetLife names new president for Asia
MetLife has recently announced Kishore Ponnavolu as the president for its Asia region from September 1.
He will become a member of the company's executive group, report to Chairman, President and CEO Steven A Kandarian and be based in Hong Kong.
MetLife also announced Rebecca Tadikonda as head of strategic growth markets for Asia from September 1. She will report to Ponnavolu and be based in Singapore.
Ponnavolu will directly oversee Japan, Korea, Australia and LumenLab, MetLife Asia's innovation hub while Tadikonda Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Nepal and Vietnam.
Ponnavolu got a doctorate in business administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and his master's and bachelor's degrees from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India.
Tadikonda earned her master's degree from Stanford University and bachelor's degree from Dartmouth University.