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Insurtech Insights Appoints Ruder Finn Asia as Partner of the Region’s Largest Insurtech Conference in Hong Kong


Insurtech Insights Appoints Ruder Finn Asia as Partner of the Region’s Largest Insurtech Conference in Hong Kong

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Ruder Finn Asia, the global award-winning communications firm, has been appointed as a strategic partner of Insurtech Insights Asia, the region’s largest insurance conference. Returning to Hong Kong for the first time since COVID, the event will be held on 6th – 7th December at Kerry Hotel. Co-organised in partnership with InvestHK and FintechHK, the event aims to bring together more than 5,000 top industry leaders in Asia. In this collaboration, Ruder Finn Asia will provide comprehensive communications support to effectively enhance the event’s exposure both locally and on the international stage.

As the leading hub for technological innovation and the insurance industry in Asia, Hong Kong makes an ideal location to host Insurtech Insights Asia, which also coincides with Insurtech Week (Hong Kong). With the robust backing of the Hong Kong Insurance Authority, the digital transformation of the city’s insurance industry has accelerated in recent years, subsequently opening up opportunities and promoting the sustainable development of the insurance ecosystem in Asia.

Insurtech Insights Asia offers a valuable opportunity for networking and insight exchange on pertinent topics impacting the industry including artificial intelligence, cyber security, data analytics, health and wellness, specialty, marine, captive, blockchain and more. Senior executives, entrepreneurs and investors from around the world can also visit the numerous trade exhibitions featuring local and international businesses and traders on-site.

Headlining the line-up of the two-day event is officiating guest and keynote speaker Christopher Hui, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the HKSAR Government, who will highlight Hong Kong’s status as a thriving hub for insurance and innovation in Asia Pacific. In addition, Clement Cheung, CEO of the Insurance Authority, will share insights on the Evolution of the Insurance Market Landscape in Hong Kong. The rundown of 300 speakers also features Anil Wadhwani, Group CEO of Prudential plc; Kevin Strain, President and CEO of Sun Life; Greg Hingston, CEO HSBC Global Insurance and Partnerships; and C-suite executives from leading insurers including AIA, AXA, BOC Life, Chubb, FWD, Generali, HSBC Life, Manulife, Ping An, Prudential, QBE, Sun Life, Tata Life, Tokio Marine and Zurich.

Hung Wai Wong, President Asia of Insurtech Insights, said, “Insurtech Insights is pleased to partner with Ruder Finn Asia to help us implement and navigate our communications strategy for the conference. Their innovative thinking will empower us to deliver an even more engaging event that sparks and shapes conversations amongst insurance and insurtech professionals. We look forward to hosting our much-anticipated event this year in Hong Kong, where global and Asian insurance executives, insurtech professionals, thinkers and investors converge to shape the agenda for the future of the insurance industry through the latest developments in insurtech.”

“We are delighted to collaborate with Insurtech Insights as their partner as the insurance industry is undergoing a remarkable transformation powered by innovative technology,” said Charles Lankester, Executive Vice President, Global Reputation and Managing Director of Ruder Finn Asia. “Communications is critical to the fast-evolving insurtech landscape and we are committed to facilitating dialogues among industry leaders to further drive innovation. Ruder Finn Asia has the optimal combination of experience, expertise and extensive regional communications network to amplify the impact of Insurtech Insights Asia and contribute to its success.”