Type : Company job
Role : Non-Executive
Industry : Insurance
Salary : Not Disclosed
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group collaborates with the Berjaya Group in building up a renowned brand with stronger presence in Malaysia’s general insurance industry. As one of the leading general insurance companies in Malaysia with a network of 22 offices nationwide that serves over a million customers, Berjaya Sompo strives to provide the best insurance solutions and services to our customers. With our strong financial background and consistent comparative global insights, we have increased our paid-up capital to over RM100 million way before the enforcement of the regulatory requirement for all insurance companies in Malaysia.
Our culture of prioritizing world-class services dates back to 1974, when the Company started as an overseas branch office for one of the international insurance companies. As the Company continues to progress towards the new millennium, things began picking up in 1991, when the Company officially changed its name to Berjaya General Insurance Sdn. Bhd. and converted to a public company in 1997. And by 1999, Berjaya General Insurance Berhad becomes 100% owned by Berjaya Capital Berhad.
In 2006, Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. purchased 30% equity stake in the Company from Berjaya Capital Berhad. Subsequently, we changed our name to Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad to reflect the strategic alliance between Berjaya Capital Berhad and Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. In 2011, Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. acquired a further 40% equity interest in the Company, thus making Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad a 70% owned subsidiary of Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.
Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. is a member of Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings Inc. which is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange. The Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group boasts a global business network encompassing 231 cities in 32 countries and regions, including Europe, the Middle East, North America, Central and South America, Asia, Oceania and Africa. The advantage of having Sompo Japan Nipponkoa as our major shareholder is immense, ranging from a stronger global presence to an enlarged pool of world-class expertise and experience.