PrudentialPlc unit PrudentialAssurance Co. Singapore (Pte) Ltd. appointed Wilfred Blackburn asCEO, effective Oct. 4, The Straits Timesreported Oct. 5, citing an internal company memo.
Blackburn, who was CEO of Prudential Vietnam Assurance Pvt. Ltd.,replaced Philip Seah, who will assume an executive role at Prudential Corp.Asia, the memo said.
A spokesman at Prudential confirmed the appointments.
Blackburn's appointment as CEO of Prudential Assurance Co.Singapore comes less than a year after Seah took on the role in October 2015following the sudden departure of Tomas Urbanec, the publication reported.