BOARD ELECTION 2021 – Gaurav Sharma

Gaurav Sharma, BIDV MetLife

Gaurav Sharma is the Chief Executive Officer of BIDV-MetLife and has lived in Hanoi since 2016. In his role he manages the Life Insurance joint venture of MetLife (US’s leading Life Insurer) with BIDV (Vietnam’s leading state-owned bank with 1000 offices). He has spent over 14 years with MetLife in various leadership roles in Asia.

With over 20 years of experience in financial services with numerous global firms like GE Capital, Prudential and AXA, Gaurav has led several teams to success in the areas of innovation in distributor servicing, agency development, cost optimization, policy administration and system migrations, underwriting and product design, operations and customer service transformation, M&A integration and new market entry.

Gaurav has keen interests in Sustainability and Financial literacy. He holds a Master’s in Business Law (National Law School of India) and is a Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI). He also completed the prestigious Advanced Management Program from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Gaurav currently serves as Vice Chair of AmCham.