Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA), a business unit of Prudential has appointed Robin Spencer as COO.
As a member of the PCA executive team, Spencer will primarily be responsible for ensuring that PCA has a scalable and efficient operating model to deliver on the business’ strategic agenda.
Spencer will lead the evaluation and implementation of opportunities to leverage the company’s business scale across Asia and Africa, delivering greater levels of efficiencies. He will also lead the production of an operational blueprint for the overall business; implementing a framework for PCA to optimise key business investments.
Spencer boasts over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry spanning life, non-life and asset management in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia.
He joins the business from NN Group in the Netherlands, where he is CEO International Insurance, with responsibility for the European, Japanese and reinsurance businesses. At NN, Spencer focused on building great teams with strong execution capability. Prior to the NN Group he was CEO of Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance and was previously the chief risk officer of the Aviva Group.
CEO for PCA, Nic Nicandrou commented: “I am delighted that Robin will be joining the business. Robin brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of delivery across regions. He has driven transformation across the different businesses he has led, by harnessing growth opportunities and improving business scalability and efficiency; all of which are key priorities to the success of PCA.”
Spencer is expected to join PCA on 1 July 2018.