Amit Punchhi is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for RGA Services India Private Limited, for which he has executive oversight for all business activities in the Indian subcontinent. He also serves as Regional Chief Marketing Officer for Asia.
In 2010, Amit joined RGA India as Regional Head, Business Development and was promoted to Managing Director in early 2011. He assumed the expanded role as Regional Chief Marketing Officer in early 2014.
Amit has more than 23 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining RGA, he was VicePresident of Sun Life Financial, and was also Senior Vice President and Head of Third Party Distribution in Mumbai, India for Birla Sun Life Insurance, Sun Life’s India operation. Previously, he was Assistant Vice President with Sun Life Financial, responsible for representing Sun Life’s interests in India, which included supporting Sun Life’s Country Manager for India in overseeing its Indian joint venture companies. He has also worked for Fidelity Investments, Manulife Financial and MetLife.
Amit earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Punjab University in Chandigarh, India, and an M.B.A. from the University of Windsor, Canada.