Ping An have appointed Jonathan Larsen, as chief innovation officer of the group and chairman and CEO of Ping An Global Voyager Fund.
The global Voyager fund is a new US$1 billion fund which will invest in FinTech and HealthTech opportunities globally on behalf of the group. Larsen will be charged with bringing new technologies, platforms and business models to Ping An’s businesses in China and internationally. He will also seek to leverage Ping An’s unique technology capabilities to add value to companies in which the Ping An Global Voyager Fund invests.
Larsen brings 30 years of experience in the finance industry to Ping An. He served at Citigroup for 18 years where he was most recently global head of retail banking. Larsen served as head of the Asia Pacific consumer business, CEO of Citibank Singapore, head of wealth management Asia and head of business development for Asia-Pacific. Larsen led many innovations at Citi including important contributions to the firm’s digital platforms, new distribution models and a wide range of new product offerings.