Hong Kong, 11 February 2022 – AIA Group Limited (“AIA” or the “Company”; stock code: 1299) announces a multi-year partnership with GAMA Global to develop and recognise AIA agency leaders. AIA and GAMA Global first partnered in 2013 and this expanded partnership will further differentiate AIA’s unrivalled agency distribution and extend our track record of industry-leading agency training and accreditation. The development of high-quality agency leaders is a critical success factor as we continue to grow our Premier Agency model across Asia.
GAMA Global is an international leader dedicated to the professional development needs and leadership skills of front-line leaders in the insurance, investment, and financial services sector. This partnership will provide AIA agents with exclusive access to best-in-class on-demand courses, training and global leadership events.
The AIA GAMA Leadership Awards Programme will recognise AIA agency leaders. This global recognition includes the Premier Leader, Premier Management, Premier Master Agency and Premier Recruitment Awards.
Bill Lisle, Regional Chief Executive and Group Chief Distribution Officer of AIA said: “Our agents are at the forefront of helping millions of people across Asia live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives. We are immensely proud of AIA’s world-class agency force; this includes being named the number one Million Dollar Round Table company in the world for seven consecutive years. We continue to make significant investments in professional development and career progression opportunities for our agency leaders. Building on this partnership with GAMA Global is a demonstration of this ongoing commitment.”
Bonnie Godsman, CEO of GAMA Global said: “GAMA Global has been dedicated to promoting the professional development needs and leadership skills of front-line leaders in the insurance, investment, and financial services industry for 87 years. We are proud to be working with AIA to expand the availability and implementation of global best practices across Asia.”