Group Chief Executive & President
AIA Group Ltd.
Following his appointment in July 2010, Mark spearheaded the successful initial public offering (IPO) for the AIA Group. Under Mark's leadership, AIA has delivered high-quality growth with Value of New Business (VONB), the key metric used to track AIA growth, increasing 2.2 times over the last two and a half years.
Prior to joining AIA, Mark was Group Chief Executive, Prudential plc from 2005 to 2009. During his tenure, helped the company to achieve a total shareholder return that outperformed all key UK and European competitors, a track record based primarily on the development and expansion of its Asian operations. As the founder and Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia from 1994 to 2003, Mark directed the rapid growth of Prudential's agency operations from a few hundred agents in three countries to over 450,000 agents across 12 markets.
About the Company
The AIA Group ranks as the fifth largest quoted insurance group in the world and is the largest independent, publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. The businesses that now make up AIA had their origins in Shanghai in 1919. The group now has branches and subsidiaries in 15 markets across Asia Pacific plus a 26% stake in a joint venture with Tata in India and a representative office in Myanmar.
AIA meets the savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including retirement savings plans, life insurance covers and accident and health insurance. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents and employees across Asia-Pacific, AIA serves the holders of more than 25 million individual policies and over 13 million participating members of group insurance schemes.