Press release

Press release

FWD Life Insurance opens second business hub in Cebu City

October 26, 2018, Cebu City, Philippines – Pan-Asian insurer FWD Life Insurance opened its second business hub in Cebu City.

October 25, 2018
October 26, 2018, Cebu City, Philippines – Pan-Asian insurer FWD Life Insurance opened its second business hub in Cebu City. Formally unveiling FWD’s newest office are (from L to R): Chief Distribution Officer John Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Grimes, and Head of Marketing Roche Vandenberghe. The new business hub, FWD Life’s 5th in the VisMin region and 13th across the country, is located at G/F Chinabank Corporate Center, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City. To schedule an appointment with an FWD advisor, call +632 888 8388 (FWD Customer Connect Hotline) or +6332 328 8271 (FWD Cebu Business Hub 2). Customers can also visit for 24/7 Live Chat.

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 Based on premium income data published by the Insurance Commission2, FWD Life now ranks 10th in the insurance industry in terms of weighted new business premiums.3  
FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance, and employee benefits 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 nine 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.
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1 > Statistics > 2017 > Based on Paid-Up Capital
2 > Statistics > 2017 > Based on Premium Income
3 Weighted New Business Premium Income: 100% of first-year premium on regular-pay plans + 10% of single-pay premiums

Media Inquiries:

FWD Life Insurance Corporation
Rochelle R. Vandenberghe
Head of Marketing
FWD Life Philippines
(T) +63 2 5587306