Ken Rappold joins AVIVA Asia as regional CFO
Aviva Asia announces the appointment of Ken Rappold as regional Chief Financial Officer. Ken will join Aviva in April 2014, based in the Company’s regional office in Singapore and report to the Aviva Asia CEO, Khor Hock Seng. He will focus on providing strategic support to Aviva’s important growth markets in Greater China and South East Asia.
Ken has over 20 years of insurance experience from across a wide variety of markets. He moved to Asia in 2006 to join AIA, from Allianz’s head office in Munich. During his tenure at AIA he held a number of senior posts including CFO of Thailand and CFO of Korea. He began his career at KPMG spending nine years in the firm’s Houston, London and Munich offices auditing and advising life and general insurance companies.
Khor Hock Seng, CEO Aviva Asia, said: “We are delighted to welcome a CFO of Ken’s calibre to Aviva Asia. This appointment further underlines our commitment to the region. Ken has excellent regional and international insurance market experience and will play a key role in growing our key businesses in Asia.”
Ken holds a Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. He is also a licensed CPA, CFA Charterholder, FLMI and Certified Financial Risk Manager.