Vorsitzender und Geschäftsführerin
General Insurance Corporation of India
‘Suraksha’, 170, J Tata Road, Churchgate Mumbai 400020
Tel: +91 22 22867592; 22867591
Mrs Alice G Vaidyan, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, GIC Re, is the first lady officer to assume the post of Chairman of the National Reinsurer. She is also the first lady CMD in the public sector Insurance industry in India (both life and non-life).
Mrs Vaidyan was earlier General Manager and CFO of GIC Re from October 2012 till 24th of January 2016 when she was elevated as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Corporation.
Mrs Vaidyan is also non-executive Chairman of GIC Re South Africa Limited and GIC Housing Finance Limited. She is a Member of the Council of Asian Reinsurance Corporation as well. Mrs Vaidyan is also a Director on the Board of Life Insurance Corporation of India, ECGC Ltd., Indian Register of Shipping, KenIndia Assurance Company Limited, and Health Insurance TPA Limited.
A widely travelled (re)insurance executive with over 3 decades of experience, Mrs Vaidyan is a well-recognised and acclaimed personality in the global reinsurance forums.
Mrs Vaidyan belongs to the 1983 batch of direct recruit officers of Indian general insurance industry. She began her career with the public sector general insurer, The New India Assurance Company Limited in 1983.
Over the years, she worked in Thiruvananthapuram, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Mumbai offices of the Company, including the Corporate Office of New India Assurance Company Limited in various capacities. She moved to GIC Re in 2008 as Deputy General Manager (Reinsurance).
A post graduate in English literature and a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of India, Mrs Vaidyan has also trained at the Harvard Business School, Boston. She has won several national and international awards. She is a speaker of repute in national and international conferences. Mrs Vaidyan received the Woman in Insurance Award in 2014.
Ranked 13thLargest Global Reinsurer Group(compiled by A M Best)