Press release

Press release

FWD Life Insurance Continues Geographic Expansion

18 December 2019, Manila, Philippines — New business hub opening in Binondo, Manila

December 17, 2019
FWD Life Insurance Corporation (“FWD Insurance”), part of pan-Asian FWD Group, today opened its newest business hub in Binondo, Manila. As one of the country’s fastest-growing insurance companies, FWD Insurance has continuously been expanding its geographic footprint to reach more Filipino families. Formally unveiling the company’s newest office are FWD Insurance officers: (L-R) Roche Vandenberghe (FWD Insurance VP, Head of Marketing), Jasper Cheng (FWD Insurance Chief Financial Officer), John Johnson (FWD Insurance Chief Distribution Officer), Judith Baliton (FWD Insurance Chief Life Operations Officer), and Eric Jayson Hernandez (FWD Insurance VP, Territory Sales Director for Metro Manila and Luzon).  

The newest business hub is the insurer’s 17th in the country and is located at 11/F A.CBK Building, Quintin Paredes St., Binondo, Manila. To schedule an appointment with an FWD advisor, call +632 8888 8388 or +632 8362 5851 (FWD Binondo Business Hub). 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 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  
1 > Statistics > 2018 > Based on Paid-Up Capital
2 > Statistics > 2018 > Based on New Business Annual Premium Equivalent 

Media Inquiries: 

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

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