Generali names Cecilia Chang as CEO of Hong Kong business


Generali Asia has hired Cecilia Chang as CEO of Generali Life (Hong Kong) Limited and general manager of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. Hong Kong Branch.

Chang reports to Roberto Leonardi, regional officer, Asia. She joined the Generali Group in 2016 in Hong Kong as head of financial lines and underwriting, Asia for the Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) business. In 2018, she relocated to Milan for the role of global head of financial lines and underwriting for GC&C.

Chang began her insurance career as a corporate lawyer for a Chicago-based carrier, and she later held underwriting leadership positions at multinational carriers in the US and Asia.

“I am delighted to have Cecilia join us,” Leonardi said. “Cecilia has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry and a strong track record of success. I am confident that Cecilia will provide strong leadership to the team in Hong Kong to drive the continued transformation and growth agenda of Generali Hong Kong.”

“I am excited to join Generali Hong Kong and work alongside a high-performing team,” Chang said. “Leveraging our group’s heritage and global expertise, I look forward to delivering sustainable growth and leading Generali Hong Kong to become a lifetime partner to our business partners and customers.”

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