Mark Saunders

Group Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer



Aged 51, Mark Saunders is the Group Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, responsible for the Group’s strategy including corporate and product development. He also leads the Group Marketing function providing support and leadership on marketing initiatives at the Group level and in the country operations.

He joined the Group in April 2014. Prior to joining AIA, Mark was Managing Director of Towers Watson for the Asia-Pacific Insurance Sector, as well as Managing Director for the firm’s Hong Kong office. Before joining Towers Watson, he was Asian Regional Leader, Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer, and Executive Director and Board Member of the Isle of Man-based international life insurance operations of Clerical Medical and its joint venture life insurer in Korea (Coryo-CM).

Mark has been involved in the insurance industry in Asia since 1989. He is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and Fellow of five other professional actuarial bodies.

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Riding Asia’s Wave, Keeping the Focus and Being Relevant Mark Saunders, a member of the group executive committee and chief strategy & corporate development officer for AIA Group, has enjoyed three exciting and productive decades in Asia. There are few business leaders in the region today with his broad perspective on Asia’s dramatic growth, and of the gr....