Prudential Corporation Asia a business unit of Prudential plc has appointed Mr Robin Spencer as COO.
As a member of the PCA Executive Team, Mr Spencer's primary responsibility will be ensuring that PCA has a scalable and efficient operating model to deliver on the business' strategic agenda.
He will lead the evaluation and implementation of opportunities to leverage the Company's business scale across Asia and Africa, delivering greater levels of efficiencies. He will also lead the production of an operational blueprint for the overall business; implementing a framework for PCA to optimize key business investments.
Mr Spencer joins the business from NN Group in the Netherlands, where he was CEO International Insurance, with responsibility for the European, Japanese and reinsurance businesses. At NN, he focused on building great teams with strong execution capability. The businesses under Robin's leadership grew significantly in both sales and profits, by focusing on digitalizing customer propositions, driving straight through processes, building bancassurance partnerships and driving protection business.
Before joining the NN Group, he was CEO of Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance and was previously the Chief Risk Officer of the Aviva Group. He has over 20 years' experience in the insurance industry across life, non-life and asset management in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia.