29 August 2018
AIA Hong Kong & Macau Honorary Chairman Mr. Alwin Lam has been honoured with the special “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the “Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2018”, organised by the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI). This highest honour recognises Mr. Lam's lifelong dedication to the Hong Kong insurance industry. With his wisdom and visionary leadership, Mr. Lam has made a significant contribution in promoting industry development and in enhancing its stature and reputation.

Mr. Peter Crewe, Chief Executive Officer of AIA Hong Kong & Macau, said, "AIA Hong Kong & Macau Honorary Chairman Mr. Alwin Lam is an iconic industry leader, deeply respected for his distinctive service over almost half a century. Since joining AIA in 1997, he has led the Company forward, guided by the motto: ‘Perseverance is key to making dreams come true.' Indeed, his steadfastness has helped transform AIA into an innovative industry leader, enabling breakthroughs across all aspects of the business to bring professional and customised protection solutions to customers. Mr. Lam's belief of resilience has sustained us through numerous challenges, bringing the business to new heights while inspiring every insurance practitioner who crosses his path. AIA is extremely proud of Mr. Lam and all that he has achieved. We are pleased to see that the industry shares our esteem and respect for him, as reflected by the presentation of this remarkable honour.”

Mr. Lam has made enormous contributions to the industry and has also held various roles in industry associations. He was a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee of the HKSAR and Deputy Chairman of the Life Insurance Council of the HKFI. He participated in the formulation of professional guidelines which have greatly enhanced the level of professionalism among industry practitioners. He was also named “China Insurance Person of the Year” and won the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the International Dragon Award Organisation.

The “Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2018” is organised by the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers and co-organised by South China Morning Post. The Awards recognise the industry's top performers. Award winners are selected by a panel of judges comprised of notable and respected figures from across the business, academic and community sectors, ensuring the authority and recognition of the Awards.
Mr. Alwin Lam, Honorary Chairman of AIA Hong Kong & Macau received
the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from The Chief Executive of The HKSAR,
The Hon Mrs. Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS,
at the Award Presentation Ceremony for the “Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2018”.
About AIA Hong Kong and AIA Macau
AIA Hong Kong and AIA Macau are subsidiaries of AIA Group Limited. AIA Group Limited established its operations in Hong Kong in 1931. To date, we have over 15,000 AIA financial planners1, as well as an extensive network of brokerage and bancassurance partners. We serve over 3 million customers2, offering them a wide selection of professional services and products ranging from individual life, group life, accident, medical and health, mandatory provident fund, personal lines insurance to investment-linked products with numerous investment options. We are also dedicated to providing superb product solutions to meet the financial needs of high net worth customers.

1 as at 30 June 2018
2 as at 31 March 2018
About AIA
AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or the “Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has a presence in 18 markets in Asia-Pacific – wholly-owned branches and subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam, New Zealand, Macau, Brunei, Cambodia, a 97 per cent subsidiary in Sri Lanka, a 49 per cent joint venture in India and a representative office in Myanmar.

The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai almost a century ago in 1919. It is a market leader in the Asia-Pacific region (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums and holds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of US$221 billion as of 30 June 2018.

AIA meets the long-term savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including life insurance, accident and health insurance and savings plans. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents, partners and employees across Asia-Pacific, AIA serves the holders of 32 million individual policies and over 16 million participating members of group insurance schemes.

AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” with American Depositary Receipts (Level 1) traded on the over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: “AAGIY”).
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