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About FWD
Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business arm of investment group, Pacific Century Group. Over the past four years, FWD has grown rapidly across the region and we have established ourselves as an innovative, dynamic player across our key markets.
FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by leading digital technologies. Through this customer-led approach, FWD will achieve its vision to become the leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.
Key
milestones
We are proud of our exciting and unprecedented new market growth, our valuable partnerships and the accomplishments we have achieved in such a short time.
2013
February 2013
Pacific Century Group acquires Hong Kong, Macau and Thailand insurance businesses of ING Group. N.V.
2013
August 2013
FWD brand unveiled
2013
October 2013
Hon. Ronald Arculli appointed FWD Group Chairman
2013
December 2013
Swiss Re acquires 12.3% stake & Prof. Frederick Ma appointed FWD Group INED
2014
January 2014
Brand presence established in Indonesia
2014
April 2014
Huynh Thanh Phong appointed FWD Group CEO
2014
April 2014
FWD enters the Philippines with new license
2014
September 2014
FWD opens for business in the Philippines
2014
November 2014
China Representative Office opens in Shanghai
2015
June 2015
Indonesia presence formalised with joint-venture
2015
August 2015
Sharia license granted in Indonesia
2015
September 2015
FWD surpasses 1 million customer mark across the Group
2016
April 2016
FWD enters Singapore with acquisition of Shenton Insurance
2016
June 2016
FWD enters Vietnam with the acquisition of Great Eastern Life Vietnam
2016
November 2016
FWD announces agreement to acquire AIG Fuji Life Insurance in Japan
2013
2014
2015
2016
Our shareholders
FWD is the insurance business arm of Pacific Century Group. Pacific Century Group (PCG) is an Asia-based private investment group established in 1993. PCG has a strong track record of holding and developing assets over the long term, and has a network of well-established connections in Asia.

PCG has interests in three core business pillars: financial services, technology, media & telecommunications, and real estate. Our sister companies include global integrated communications group PCCW; Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider HKT; global asset manager PineBridge Investments; and property and infrastructure development company Pacific Century Premium Developments (PCPD).

Our minority shareholder, Swiss Re Group, is one of the world's leading reinsurers.
Our management
We have an extraordinary leadership team at FWD - well-respected, smart, progressive, experienced and natural leaders, who are importantly also fun to be around.
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