As part of the strategic plan on growing the bancassurance business in the region, BNP Paribas Cardif, the insurance arm of BNP Paribas, today announced the appointment of See See OOI as the Deputy CEO Asia. In this newly created role, See See is in charge of the Business Development and of the South-East Asia Region.
Based in Hong Kong, See See OOI joined BNP Paribas Cardif in January 2014, bringing a wealth of experience in the bancassurance market, along with expertise in agents force management, telemarketing and Property & Casualty. She reports to Xavier GUILMINEAU, CEO Asia, BNP Paribas Cardif.
“BNP Paribas Cardif is fully committed to offering premium and innovative bancassurance solutions to satisfy the fast-growing demand for sophisticated financial products and services in Asia. We are glad to appoint See See to play a key role in our Asia strategic plan to extend the development of our existing franchise and to cross new frontiers in terms of geography as well as business,” said Xavier.
Before joining BNP Paribas Cardif, See See was Regional Head of Distribution for Generali Asia. In the previous years, she had held different senior positions in Great Eastern, AIA and Prudential.
“BNP Paribas Cardif has been growing remarkably in Asia in the recent years. Its innovative business solutions receive a lot of recognition in the market. I am very pleased to join the company at this important moment to help further expand its business across the region,” said See See.
BNP Paribas Cardif has had a presence in Asia for 15 years, with operations in seven countries: China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, including six joint ventures (with Bank of Beijing in Chinai, SBI in India, Shinhan in South Korea, TCoB in Taiwan, Thai Life in Thailand and Vietcombank & Seabank in Vietnam).
About BNP Paribas Cardif
BNP Paribas Cardif (www.bnpparibascardif.com) integrates the life and property & casualty insurance subsidiaries of BNP Paribas. It develops savings and protection products and services which are distributed via a wide range of channels. Present in 37 countries with a diversified geographic footprint, BNP Paribas Cardif has strong positions in Europe, Latin America and Asia.
In 2012, it had gross written premiums of 24.3 billion euros, with 56% of gross written premiums generated outside France. BNP Paribas Cardif counts nearly 10,000 employees(1), of whom 68% work outside France.
With a strong commitment to exemplary Corporate Social Responsibility, BNP Paribas Cardif develops responsible products and services, supports diversity within the company, deploys an internal environmental policy and supports economic and financial education.
(1) Headcount for legal entities controlled by BNP Paribas Cardif: over 8,000 employees.