John has operated in financial businesses his entire working life, and served as Chief Executive Officer for 30 years, both in UK and Asia. He has also served as a non-executive director of a wide range of companies, both public and private, in Europe, USA and Asia. John is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and a specialist in mergers and acquisitions of financial businesses.
Ron has some 40 years of experience in life, bancassurance, unit linked and investment businesses in a variety of Senior Executive positions in Europe and Asia. He was GM and Sales Director for New York Life UK before moving to Asia some 19 years ago. Since then he has been CEO of Zurich Life Indonesia, GM Life Distribution for Aviva NDB Sri Lanka, Director of Distribution Strategy for Aviva Life India, Sales and Marketing Director for Legal and General Gulf, (launching a new Takaful Bancassurance company in Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman). He is Director of AIFManagement Pte, (a private equity organisation).
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Steve started his career as a computer programmer, programming Tornado jet fighters for Marconi Avionics who sponsored him through college. He then moved into a sales role within the telecommunications industry where he worked for over 25 years working for companies such as British Telecom and Nortel becoming the UK national sales director at NTL.
In 2009 Steve decided to make a change in career path and joined DeVere in Shanghai.
In 2011 he moved into distribution and recently signed a joint venture with PCP on behalf of PADS to help expand their global operations in South East Asia.