Final Results 2018

For immediate release

BENCHMARK announces the Winners for its’
9th BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards – Wealth Protection

[December 11, 2018 | Hong Kong]

Hong Kong and Singapore – The region’s most prestigious BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards, announces its Best-in-Class Awardees and Outstanding Achievers for its ninth anniversary.

By industry consensus, the industry “OSCARS” determines its winners by a committee of 24 industry veterans, a netizen popularity assessment and the BENCMARK Gap Analysis Study with 851 qualified respondents across Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and China.

The awards program focuses on six key pillars, where Insurance Companies in Hong Kong and Singapore will be assessed along the capability of 1) Brand Strength, 2) Perception of Strength of Governance, 3) Client Journey and Experience, 4) Product Propositions, 5) Digital Satisfaction, and 6) Client Engagement.

“This is the time to celebrate ethical leadership that goes beyond bottom lines. Leaders who are willing to be held accountable for customers’ protection, and constantly evolving the company around the principle of governance, deserve to be applauded,” said Publisher and CEO, Elsa Pau.

Senior representatives from 19 companies in Hong Kong and Singapore collected 52 trophies at the Island Shangri-La on December 10, with MetLife being crowned “Insurance Company of the Year’. Sun Life Hong Kong also collected “Brand of the Year” for a consecutive year, with FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited winning “Digital Insurer of the Year” for the third time. Financial Planning broker, AMG Financial Group was crowned “IFA of the Year (over 100 seats)”.

The ceremony was well attended by senior management of awarded companies, with Ms. Joanna Ash (AIA Singapore), Mr. Arnold Yeung (AMG FINANCIAL GROUP), Mr. Xavier Lestrade (AXA China Region Insurance Company Limited ), Mr. Terry Lo (BOC Life), Mr. Deben Yu (China Life Insurance (Overseas) Company Limited), Mr. John Law (Chubb Life Insurance Company Ltd.), Mr. Valer Merenyi (Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd), Mr. Kevin Tai (Everbright Sun Hung Kai), Mr. Gerard Yang (FTLife Insurance Company Limited), Mr. Ken Lau (FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited), Mr. Tony Shek (Generali Life (Hong Kong)Limited), Mr. Amos Chan (Hang Seng Insurance Company Limited), Mr. K. P. Tay (MassMutual Asia Ltd.), Mr. Lee Wood (MetLife), Mr. Fabien Jeudy (Sun Life Hong Kong), Ms. Paula Choi (Tahoe Life Insurance Company Limited), Mr. Mike Goodall (Transamerica Life (Bermuda) Ltd.) and, together with their senior management team participating. (Names of senior representative listed in alphabetical order by the name of awarded company.)

Senior management of winning companies gathered on December 10, 2018, at the Island Shangri-La to celebrate the success of the best achievements in the financial sector of Hong Kong and Singapore

MetLife being crowned the “Insurance Company of the Year”

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About the Awards
The BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards is an annual award recognizing Mass Affluent Banking, Insurance and Financial Planning Advisories. The awards are safeguarded by a group of independent and high caliber veterans sitting on the judging panel across the region. The process involves a six-month journey including meeting a set of meticulous criteria, company visits, and assessment of the brand’s popularity.

Winners 2018
Winners of 2018 and their Winning Categories, Click here

Awards Gala Ceremony 2018
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Gala Ceremony Video Footage, Click here

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