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Prudential Corporation Asia hires new Chief Operating Officer

13th March 2018 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA), the Hong Kong-based life insurance business unit of Prudential plc, has announced the appointment of Robin Spencer as Chief Operating Officer.

Robin SpencerIn his new role as a member of the PCA Executive Team, Spencer will be responsible for supporting an efficient operating model for the company, optimising key business investments, and leveraging PCA’s business scale across Asia and Africa.

Most recently, Spencer held the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) International Insurance at NN Group in the Netherlands, where he was responsible for the European, Japanese, and reinsurance businesses.

PCA’s CEO Nic Nicandrou said: “I am delighted that Robin will be joining the business. Robin brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of delivery across regions.

“He has driven transformation across the different businesses he has led, by harnessing growth opportunities and improving business scalability and efficiency; all of which are key priorities to the success of PCA.”

Spencer added: “This is an exciting opportunity for me. Not only am I joining a business, which plays a key role in the growth of the Prudential Group; I also have the privilege of being part of a new team that aspires to drive significant growth and set new standards for customers across Asia.”

Spencer has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, and has worked in life, non-life and asset management roles across the UK, Europe, North America and Asia.

Prior to his role at the NN Group, Spencer was CEO of Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance, and has also served as Chief Risk Officer of the Aviva Group.

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