Datuk Nicol David

KUALA LUMPUR: AIA Malaysia has joined forces with newly-appointed ambassador Datuk Nicol David as the insurance company advances its mission to help Malaysians live healthier, longer, better lives.

Former squash world number one Nicol will play an active role in promoting AIA Malaysia’s efforts in empowering Malaysians to improve their health and wellbeing through AIA’s key pillars of move well, eat well, rest well and plan well.

Announcing the partnership on Tuesday yesterday. AIA Bhd chief executive officer Ben Ng said, “we are delighted to welcome Nicol, who has made such a positive impact on the global sporting scene, to the AIA family. This partnership could not be timelier, as we see a heightened awareness on the importance of health among Malaysians, especially during the past few months.”

“We are excited to work hand in hand with Nicol, an iconic role model for Malaysians whose popularity cuts across generations, to encourage and inspire people to take good care of themselves and their families.”

Meanwhile, Nicol said, “health has always been my priority, be it in my professional career as an athlete or my own personal conviction as an individual. This is why AIA is a natural fit for me and I am happy to be able to support their initiatives for a healthier and better Malaysia. I am especially excited to be a part of the AIA Vitality community, motivating each other to stay on track of our health goals and inspiring others to join a truly beneficial programme.”

During her illustrious career, Nicol dominated the global rankings by winning eight world titles and held the world No. 1 position for a total of 109 consecutive months.

After announcing her retirement in 2019, Nicol’s position as a role model to Malaysians across all generations remains strong as she continues to contribute to the sport while empowering the younger generation to stay fit and active.

In addition to being the face of AIA Malaysia, Nicol will also be playing a specific role in championing AIA Vitality, AIA’s unique behavioural change programme that puts individuals in control of their health, life and wellbeing.

Additionally, Nicol will be supporting a number of AIA’s most important community and business activities to personify and demonstrate the benefits of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.