Robin Spencer has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand), subject to regulatory approval.
Robin takes over from Aman Chowla as CEO of Prudential Thailand, reporting to Wilf Blackburn, Regional CEO, Insurance Growth Markets. Wilf reports to Nic Nicandrou, Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA).
Robin Spencer (Source: Prudential)
Robin joined PCA in 2018 as Chief Operating Officer (COO), bringing with him 25 years of CEO, senior functional and business experience in the insurance industry across life, non-life and asset management in Asia, Europe, North America and the UK.
As COO at PCA, Robin led key transformation projects across the region, all focused on delivering an exceptional experience for Prudential's customers and driving the success of the business. He will bring his knowledge and experience to Thailand, facilitating new ways of working, innovation and speed, and ensuring Prudential delivers what customers want and expect of us.
Nic said, "I am delighted to announce that Robin will take on the important role of CEO of Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand). With his extensive skill set and track record, Robin is exceptionally well-placed to lead Prudential Thailand to even greater success."
Robin said, "I am excited to take on my new role in Thailand, a significant growth market for Prudential in Asia. Prudential Thailand has been serving the evolving needs of the Thai people for 25 years. I look forward to playing a key role in driving and shaping Prudential Thailand's future."
Robin's appointment follows Prudential's signing in March 2020 of a strategic, long-term bancassurance partnership with TMB Bank (TMB) in Thailand to offer life, health and savings solutions to TMB's nine million customers. The alliance also strongly complements and deepens the strong relationships with TMB established through Prudential's asset management joint ventures in Thailand, TMBAM Eastspring and Thanachart Fund Eastspring. Prudential has a 12 per cent share of the country's mutual fund market.
Nic said, “Our partnership with TMB is strategically important to our business. It is part of our significant investments to broaden further our footprint and presence in Thailand, the second-largest life insurance market and the largest mutual fund market in ASEAN.”
Robin said, “With our partnerships with TMB, Prudential Thailand is well-positioned to build on its track record to achieve the next level of growth, as it continues to protect the health and grow the wealth of its customers.”
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