Singapore, 21 August 2012 - Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Limited ("Prudential Singapore") is proud to announce the appointment of Sir Alan Stanley Collins KCVO CMG as a non-executive director with effect from 17 August 2012.
Sir Alan had a distinguished career in the diplomatic service holding a number of Ambassador and High Commissioner appointments representing Britain internationally.
He is no stranger to Singapore as he was the High Commissioner to Singapore from 2003 to 2007. He is currently a non-executive director of Amlin plc, a leading international insurance group specialising in providing insurance cover to commercial enterprises and reinsurance protection. He also holds other roles such as non-executive director of JPMorgan American Investment Trust plc and ICICI Bank UK plc and is the non-executive chairman of Powertec Energy Ltd and Nair&Co Ltd.
"I am delighted to be joining the Board of Prudential Singapore because it is a fine company with excellent prospects going forward. Also, I know from living and working there that Singapore is a world-class financial hub to do business," said Sir Alan.
"With his wealth of experience in and outside of the financial industry, we are certain that Sir Alan will contribute greatly in enhancing the effectiveness of Prudential Singapore's Board. Please join the management of Prudential Singapore in welcoming Sir Alan to our Board of Directors," remarked Tony Wilkey, Chief Executive, Insurance, Prudential Corporation Asia and Chairman of the Board of Prudential Singapore.
ABOUT Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Limited (Prudential Singapore)
Prudential Singapore, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Prudential plc, is one of the top life insurance companies in Singapore. We are one of the market leaders in investment-linked plans with over S$7.5 billion funds managed under PRULink funds as at 30 June 2012. With a rich history that has spanned more than 80 years, Prudential Singapore now has a dedicated team of approximately 3,100 financial consultants and over 700 employees. We are committed to serving the needs of more than 710,000 policyholders with over 1.7 million policies.
Prudential Singapore was the first life insurer in Singapore to be named Asia's Life Insurance Company of the Year in 2000. We were also presented with the Gold Award in Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands for five consecutive years from 2007 to 2011 and the May Day Model Partnership Award in 2009. In 2010, we emerged as one of the top insurers in Singapore in the Customer Satisfaction Index, which is a national barometer that tracks 104 companies from eight sectors. The company was also conferred the People Developer Award in 2012 by SPRING Singapore for the company’s efforts in training and developing its staff. .
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