FWD Group said on Tuesday that it has hired Boon-Kee Tan as its group chief business officer. This is a new role as the insurer pushes to become a regional player.
Founded in 2013, the Hong Kong-based insurer, which is owned by tycoon Richard Li, continues to make strides as it builds out its platform.
FWD is crafting a business with a footprint across growth markets that will ultimately look very similar to Hong Kong-based AIA, said one person familiar with its plans.
On October 23, FWD agreed to acquire Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s 80% interest in Indonesian life insurance business PT...