With more than 27 years’ insurance industry experience across the region, Ken will lead FWD’s Greater China business and drive the delivery of its technology-driven and customer-led strategy.
Ken commented, “FWD is one of the fastest growing insurers in Asia and the company is doing great things to take the industry forward and change the way people feel about insurance. It’s an exciting time to join the team and I believe the customer-led and technology-driven approach will set us in good stead for a strong future. I’m looking forward to bringing my experience in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to help accelerate FWD’s drive to do things differently within the insurance industry.”
Ken was most recently with Union Life Insurance Co. China, where he was the Chief Executive Officer managing both the life and general insurance businesses. During his three-year tenure, he oversaw the company’s successful expansion. Prior to Union Life, Ken was with Ping An Life for more than 10 years and was appointed as President from 2012 to 2014. Ken’s roles in his earlier career cover China, Hong Kong and Taiwan for Prudential and AIA.
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About FWD Hong Kong & Macau
FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Japan. In Hong Kong, FWD offers life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, pensions, and financial planning. The life insurance and general insurance operating entities have been assigned strong financial strength ratings by international rating agencies — FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited is rated “A3” by Moody’s and “A” by Fitch; and FWD General Insurance Company Limited is rated “A” by Fitch.
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.
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