Insular Life (InLife) recently announced the promotion of the following officers and executives: Maria Noemi G. Azura, President and CEO of Insular Health Care to InLife Executive Vice President and concurrent Chief Strategy Officer; Vera Victoria C. Morales to Sr. Vice President and Chief Investment Officer; Geraldine B. Alvarez and Diana Rose A. Tagra to First Vice President; Ruth R. Velasco to Vice President; and Angela A. Bien to Asst. Vice President.
Azura steers Insular Health Care’s business operations into becoming a Tier1 player in the hmo industry. As Chief Strategy Officer of InLife, she leads the development of the short- and long-term business plans and pursues partnerships that will enable the attainment of the Company’s dual transformation strategy. She graduated from the De La Salle University with a degree in BS Commerce major in Accounting, and obtained her Master in Business Administration degree from the University of the Philippines. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Morales heads inLife’s Investment Management Division (IMD), which formulates and implements investment strategies in support of short- and long-term goals of the Company. She graduated from the De La Salle University with degrees in AB Psychology and BS Commerce major in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Alvarez heads the Branch Management Division which directs the operations of all InLife’s field offices nationwide. She graduated from the College of the Holy Spirit with a degree in BS Commerce. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
Tagra heads the New Business Division which oversees processing of new business applications and underwriting. She graduated from the Divine Word University with a degree in BS Medical Technology.
Velasco heads the Fixed Income Desk of the IMD, and ensures optimum investment growth and competitive income results across all fixed income portfolios and assigned funds within the defined investment risk parameters. She graduated from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila with a degree in BS in Business Administration major in Accounting, and obtained her Master in Business Administration degree from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.
Bien heads the General Accounting Department which ensures, among others, the Group’s compliance to new and existing regulatory requirements relevant to finance operations, as well as adoption of the new accounting standards for Insurance Contracts. She graduated from the De La Salle University-Manila with a degree in BS Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant.