18th Asia CEO Insurance Summit

27-28 Feb 2018, Sofitel Singapore City Centre, Singapore

Theme: "In Search of Growth & the Pot of Gold in Asia"

From Organic to Digital; From Mirage to Hidden; & From Disruptive to Explosive

Programme

Day One, 27 February 2018, Tuesday
8:00am
Registration & Coffee
9:00am
Welcome Remarks by Opening Session Chairman
Sivam Subramaniam, Editor in Chief, Asia Insurance Review
9:05am
Keynote Address: The role of the CEO in the hyper-connected world
Chris Wei, Global Chairman, Aviva Digital, Executive Chairman, Aviva Asia & FPI
9:50am
Special Innovation Address: What are the Game Changers in Today’s World?
Zia Zaman, Senior Vice President & Head of Innovation, Asia and LumenLab, Metlife Innovation Centre
10:35am
Special Address: Balancing the trade-offs with the Use of Personal Data in Insurance
Antoine Baronnet, Deputy Secretary General and Head of Insight, The Geneva Association
11:15am
Tea Break
11:45am
CEO Panel on the Pot of Gold: Hidden, Organic or Explosive
Moderator
Jose Ribeiro Managing Director A.M. Best Asia-Pacific Ltd
Panelists:
Victor Kuk, Head, Client Markets Southeast Asia, India, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan P&C Reinsurance Asia, Swiss Re
Franz Josef Hahn, CEO, Peak Re
Alex Kimura, Chief Strategy Officer, Aviva Asia
Ken Mohan Executive Officer & Vice President Head of Distribution Strategy Administration & Direct/Digital Business MetLife Japan
12:30pm
Two Decades of Advice from a Global CEO
Gary R. Bennett, Chairman & CEO, North Star Consulting Ltd
1:00pm
Lunch
Session Chairman
Anthony Hobrow, Chief Executive Officer, NexAssure Group
2:00pm
How Insurance Companies can contribute to a Sustainable Industry & Economy
Claudia Salem, CEO, AIG Singapore and Head of South East Asia
2:45pm
Uncharted Waters of Trade Credit Insurance
Holger Schaefer, Asia Pacific Regional CEO, Euler Hermes
3:30pm
Frugal Innovation & Its Power to Reach Masses: Strategic Tips on Innovation - Lessons from India to the World
Tapan Singhel, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co Ltd
4:00pm
Tea Break
4:30pm
End of Day One
NOTE: Programme is subject to change
Day Two, 28 February 2018, Wednesday
9:00am
Keynote II: 2018 Top Political Risks in Asia
Steve Vickers, Chief Executive Officer, Steve Vickers & Associates Ltd
9:45am
Seeking growth through InsurTech
George Kesselman, President, InsurTechAsia
10:30am
Tea Break
11:00am
CEO Panel on Disruptive Innovation: Start-ups & InsurTechs – Have you missed the shinkansen?
Moderator:
Antoine Baronnet, Deputy Secretary General and Head of Insight,The Geneva Association
Panelists:
Manfred Schmoelz, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, The Warranty Group
Dato’ Sri Hassan Kamil, Group CEO, Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad
12:00pm

Digital Health & Lifestyle Engagement – Opportunities in Accelerated and Dynamic Underwriting
-  The emergence of digital user engagements on health and lifestyle are generating new insights to customers
-  New data and real-time data is driving changes to Underwriting
-  Accelerated Underwriting and Dynamic Underwriting enables new segments, new products and new pricing

Thomas Dijohn, Vice-President Asia-Pacific, dacadoo

12:30pm
Lunch
Session Chairman
Anthony Hobrow, Chief Executive Officer, NexAssure Group
1:30pm
The M&A Path to Growth in Insurance
Matthew Maguire, Partner, NMG Consulting
2:15pm
Listen – the voice of the customer
Vincent Lepez, Deputy CEO, SCOR Global Life Asia Pacific
3:00pm
Q&A
3:15pm
Tea Break
3:30pm
End of Conference
NOTE: Programme is subject to change

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