Huynh Thanh Phong
Group Chief Executive Officer
FWD Group


Huynh Thanh Phong is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of FWD Group, the insurance arm of Pacific Century Group. As CEO, Phong leads the Group’s operational and strategic development, driving its growth strategy and creating value for shareholders.

From 2010 to 2013 Phong was Regional Chief Executive for AIA, responsible for leading the business operations in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, India, Thailand and Sri Lanka. From 2009 to 2010, Phong was the Executive Vice President for Insurance for Fullerton Financial Holdings, a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings. Previously, Phong held many senior positions during his 12 years at Prudential including founding CEO of Prudential Vietnam and Regional Managing Director for Prudential Asia.

In 2005, he was awarded the title of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his contribution to the UK financial services sector in Vietnam.