Singapore, 30th June 2016 -- Allianz, the leading global financial services provider, today announced the appointment of Robin Loh as Chief Digital Officer for Asia Pacific, effective 1st July 2016. Robin will oversee Allianz Asia Pacific’s advancement toward a digitally-led and customer-oriented business model, which includes growing the company’s digital platforms in the region, exploring new partnerships, as well as digitizing processes and operations.
“Allianz is redefining the customer experience and accelerating innovative, tech-enabled solutions for our employees, partners and clients in Asia Pacific. Creating this CDO role also demonstrates our commitment to delivering innovative solutions to meet the rapidly changing needs of our regional stakeholders. Robin brings to Allianz an exceptionally deep combination of digital experience and expertise that complements our strategy and ambitions ahead,” said George Sartorel, Regional CEO, Asia Pacific, Allianz.
Robin served most recently as General Manager at Ping An Fintech Company, a subsidiary of insurer Ping An Group, where he spearheaded the creation of their integrated digital financial platform in China, and led successful collaborations with both domestic and international players. Previously, Robin was associate partner at Mckinsey & Co., where he focused on financial services strategy, digital banking, e-commerce and next-generation IT.
Robin will be based in Allianz’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, and will also join the company’s Regional Executive Board, which is responsible for setting and executing Allianz’s growth strategy in Asia. Robin will report into George Sartorel, and also work in close coordination with Allianz Group Chief Digital Officer Solmaz Altin.
“This is a transformative time for the insurance industry, I am excited to be part of a company that’s focused and determined to be an innovative, customer-focused solutions provider,” said Robin.