Anil Wadhwani

Anil Wadhwani

Chief Executive Officer, Prudential plc

As Chief Executive Officer, Anil leads Prudential plc’s operations in Asia and Africa, overseeing a 15,000-strong team in 24 markets.

He joined Prudential in 2023 with a passion for helping customers, their families and communities secure their future through innovative solutions. Anil is based in Hong Kong.

Anil has more than 30 years’ financial services experience, predominantly in Asia. Born and educated in Mumbai, he has lived and worked in India, Singapore, London, New York and Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Prudential, Anil was CEO of Manulife Asia, where he spent five years growing the multi-channel organisation and transforming its highly diversified business with significant market share gains.

Anil also spent 25 years with Citigroup Inc in Asia Pacific, EMEA and the US in a number of consumer financial services roles.

Throughout his career Anil has combined strategic vision and meticulous execution to drive the performance of leading companies. He has also led significant digital transformation, having overseen the modernisation of technology platforms in previous roles.

Anil holds a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from the Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai.

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