Press release

Press release

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.

December 15, 2019
FWD Life Philippines
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 ( 

“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 to learn more about KanGuard and the rest of the KanDuu product collection.


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