Antony Jacob spearheads Apollo Munich Health Insurance towards achieving the aim of uncomplicating health insurance for its stakeholders. As CEO Antony has been steering the company up the growth ladder since April 2009. Being among the first employees of the health insurance sector, he brings enormous knowledge and vast expertise to the organization, besides enthusiasm and professional exposure in other sectors.
His experience in India’s rapidly evolving insurance market since 1996 has been an invaluable asset for Apollo Munich Health Insurance, leading the company to figure amongst the top 100 Great Places to Work For Survey 2011. Time and again, Apollo Munich has been identified to possess the best rated products by the industry and leading publishers.
Antony’s 27 years of professional career spans across diverse industries and companies such as ITC, the Continental Grain (now part of Cargill) and the RSA group. His work has given him experience not just across major Indian metros, but also exposure to work culture in continents like Europe, the Middle East, Asia and New Zealand.
Before joining Apollo Munich in 2009, Antony was a Regional Finance Director, Asia & Middle East, based in Dubai, for the RSA Group. Between 2004 and 2007, Antony was the Managing Director of Royal Sundaram Insurance in Chennai, a company he was involved with right from its inception.
Born in Chennai, Antony is a Chartered Accountant, besides being a graduate from Loyola College, Chennai.
Antony is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO International) and is an avid sportsman who enjoys a game of tennis or golf in his spare time.
Antony is married to Uma and they have one daughter and one son.