Mr. T.S. Vijayan, Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India was born in the year 1953 and holds a special graduate degree from Kerala University. He also holds a Diploma in Management.
His career in LIC started as a Direct Recruit Officer in the year 1977 and some of the important assignments held by him were Managing Director of LIC, Executive Director of IT & BPR, Director & Chief Executive of LICHFL Carehomes. These assignments have enabled him to work in the entire spectrum of operations of a very large life insurance company having international exposure. His specialization includes Information Technology, HR & Marketing. As the first Director & Chief Executive of LICHFL Carehomes a subsidiary of LICHFL, he was instrumental in designing the systems for the new venture of running the community living centres for senior citizens. Mr. Vijayan has played a stellar role in initiating strategies in the area of Information Technology in LIC with major projects like Data Warehousing, Enterprise Document Management Systems, On-line Data Storage, to name but a few. He was the architect of the concept of Satellite Offices which brought about a revolution in customer service.
He has attended several national and international seminars in the areas of Information Technology, Strategic Management, Corporate Governance, Financial Management, Value creation in Service industry etc. He has received extensive training in Business Schools like Indian School of Business and apex training institutes like NIA, MDC etc. He is on the board of many apex Financial Institutions in the country.
He has a passion for enhancing insurance awareness and making life insurance affordable to all sections of the population.