Antony Jacob is the Chief Executive Officer at Apollo 24|7, the digital business unit of Apollo Hospitals. He had been associated with Apollo Munich since April 2009 as the Chief Executive Officer and Whole-time Director. Antony transformed Apollo Munich into a profitable growth company, later sold to HDFC Ergo.
Antony is a scale-up specialist with a track record of building credible companies in general and health insurance. He has a distinct ability to transform companies on customer deliverables through product innovation and by fostering a customer-centric culture to enhance the top line while creating operational improvements to improve the bottom line.
Prior to Apollo Munich role, Antony was the Regional Finance Director, Asia & Middle East at Royal & Sun Alliance Group. Between 2000 and 2007, Antony successfully created India’s first private sector general insurance company. He started as the founding Deputy Managing Director and later became the CEO and Managing Director at Royal Sundaram General Insurance.
Antony started his career in 1986 with ITC Ltd. in Kolkata before moving to Continental Grain (India), now Cargill (India), in 1994 for a short period.
Antony is an Independent Director with ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited. He chairs the Audit and Risk Committees of ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited. He is a committee member of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce and was on RBI’s Pension and Insurance sub-committee.
In 2020, Mr. Antony Jacob was awarded the CA. Business Leader – Mid Corporate (BFSI), a Recognition Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
Mr. Jacob is a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization) and also serves on the Board of Prodapt Solutions Private Limited.