Starr appoints Jose Cuisia Jr. as chairman of Philippine branch
Starr International Insurance Philippines, a branch of the Hong Kong-based basic insurer, has appointed Jose Cuisia, Jr. as its chairman.
As chairman, Cuisia will work with native administration for the strategic improvement and development of the branch and different Starr entities within the area.
Cuisia was the Philippine ambassador to the US from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, he was president and CEO of Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company (Philam) for 16 years, till his retirement in 2009. He additionally served as governor of the Philippine’s central financial institution and chairman of its financial board from 1990 to 1993.
“Joey has had a long and distinguished career in both business and public service, including building Philam Life into the largest and most successful life insurer in the Philippines and serving as Ambassador to the country. We have been great friends and colleagues for a very long time and it is wonderful to work with him again at Starr,” commented Maurice R. Greenberg, chairman of Starr Companies.
Cuisia, 72, earned his bachelor’s diploma from De La Salle University and his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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