Mumbai: Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Ltd. (BSLI), a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd, today announced the appointment of Jayant Dua as the Managing Director of the company. Jayant’s appointment will be effective July 1, 2010 and he will be based out of Mumbai. Prior to this, he spearheaded Aditya Birla Insulators (ABI) in the capacity of President and CEO.
Speaking on the occasion, Ajay Srinivasan, Chief Executive – Financial Services, Aditya Birla Group who had in the interim taken additional charge as Managing Director, BSLI said “The life insurance industry completes a decade long journey this year since the entry of the private sector, presenting larger and even more challenging opportunities ahead. Jayant, with his diverse exposure across various facets of business will play a key role in leading Birla Sun Life Insurance towards achieving its goals.”
Jayant brings with him rich and diverse work experience across various facets of business like Sales, Marketing, IT and Strategy. He has been associated with the Aditya Birla Group for the last 14 years. Prior to his appointment with the Insulators Business, Jayant spent close to a decade in the Groups’ Cement Business in roles as diverse as Marketing, IT and Strategy.
Jayant is a Chemical Engineer from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IMI, Delhi. He has recently completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) from Harvard Business School, USA.