FWD appoints Khor Kee Eng as Singapore CEO

Singapore, 6 March 2020FWD Group (“FWD”) today announced the appointment of Khor Kee Eng as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FWD Singapore, subject to regulatory approval.

Kee will helm the development of FWD Singapore to strengthen the Group’s position as a leading digital insurer in the country. Kee will report to the Board of Directors for FWD Singapore. He succeeds previous FWD Singapore CEO Abhishek Bhatia, who will transition to a new Group role as Chief Officer of New Business Models at FWD to focus on growing the digital direct-to-consumer business across the company as well as enhancing the structuring and execution of FWD’s digital partnerships and investments.

Rob Schimek, FWD Group Chief Commercial Officer said, “Kee’s appointment is a testament to the strong pool of talent we have across our organisation. We’re well-positioned to drive our next phase of growth in Singapore and continue building on our strong momentum here to change the way people feel about insurance.”

Kee added, “I’m honoured to be given the opportunity to lead our innovative, dynamic team as FWD Singapore CEO. I’ll be working closely with the team to build upon our digital capabilities and continue enhancing our market-leading customer experience that we’re all so proud of here in Singapore.”

Kee joined as FWD Singapore Chief Financial Officer in March 2019 from Malaysia’s Tune Protect Group, where he was Group Chief Actuary.

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About FWD Group

FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, Shariah and family takaful products across several its markets.

FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group.

For more information please visit WWW.FWD.COM

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