FWD Insurance and Assist America forge partnership to reward FWD’s online shop customers

16 December 2019, Manila, Philippines —Fast-growing FWD Life Insurance Corporation (“FWD Insurance”), part of pan-Asian FWD Group, and Assist America have signed a partnership agreement allowing FWD’s online insurance shop customers to get rewarded with a one-year subscription to Assist America’s global emergency assistance services.

Through the partnership, Assist America’s global emergency services will be given to all FWD customers who purchase KanGuard, an accident and terrorism coverage plan available on the insurer’s online insurance shopping site (shop.fwd.com.ph). 

“FWD is truly delighted to partner with Assist America in reinventing the experience of purchasing insurance, by allowing our customers to be rewarded for being financially protected,” FWD Insurance President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Grimes said. “Together with Assist America, we’re confident that we’ll be able to enable more Filipinos to live life worry-free.” 

“It is with great pleasure that we partner with FWD Insurance in empowering people to live their lives to the fullest,” Assist America’s President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Mulligan said. “Assist America and FWD share the same passion for listening to their customers’ evolving needs and tailoring the most rewarding experiences for them.” 

The contract signing ceremony was held at the FWD Head Office in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Shown in the photos are (from left to right): Meg Yap-Aguinaldo (Head of New Markets and Channel Development, FWD Insurance), Peter Grimes (President and Chief Executive Officer, FWD Insurance), and Brian Mulligan (President and Chief Executive Officer, Assist America). 

Visit shop.fwd.com.ph to learn more about KanGuard and the rest of the KanDuu product collection.

About FWD Philippines

FWD Life Insurance Corporation (“FWD Life”) is the first life insurance company licensed by the Insurance Commission of the Philippines under the new Insurance Code. FWD launched its commercial operations in September 2014. By March 2017, FWD Life is the highest-capitalized life insurer in the Philippines with PhP 2.3 billion in paid-up capitalization.1 FWD Life now ranks 8th in the life insurance industry in terms of new business annual premium equivalent.2 

FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, and Malaysia, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, Shariah, and Family Takaful products across a number of its markets. Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business arm of investment group, Pacific Century Group. In the Philippines, FWD has 14 business hubs located in key cities nationwide with its headquarters in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. 

 FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance. 

For more information please visit fwd.com.ph.  
1 www.insurance.gov.ph > Statistics > 2018 > Based on Paid-Up Capital
2 www.insurance.gov.ph > Statistics > 2018 > Based on New Business Annual Premium Equivalent 

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