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Hong Kong, 13 July 2023 – AIA Group Limited (the “Company”, and together with its subsidiaries, “AIA” or the “Group”; stock code: 1299) is proud to announce that the company secured the number one position in global MDRT rankings for a record nine years in a row.
Lee Yuan Siong, Group Chief Executive and President of AIA, said, “I am incredibly proud that AIA has once again achieved the largest number of MDRT members globally. This unprecedented accomplishment is a testament to the quality of AIA’s Premier Advisors and world-class agency leaders who are a key pillar of our unrivalled distribution platform. This competitive advantage has been built over decades and is one of the many reasons why AIA is uniquely positioned for future growth.”
Jacky Chan, Regional Chief Executive and Group Chief Distribution Officer of AIA, said, “I am delighted that AIA has earned such a prestigious accolade for nine consecutive years. AIA provides industry-leading training, development and career growth opportunities for our agency professionals, and this milestone is a reflection of their excellence. We will continue to invest in our agents, who are essential to AIA’s ability to help millions of people in Asia live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.”
Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) is recognised as the Premier Association of Financial Professionals®. MDRT members are required to generate a minimum level of premiums, commission and income, and consistently demonstrate professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding customer service.
About AIA Group
AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or the “Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has a presence in 18 markets – wholly-owned branches and subsidiaries in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR(1), Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines,
South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan (China), Vietnam, Brunei and Macau SAR(2), and a 49 per cent joint venture in India. In addition, AIA has a 24.99 per cent shareholding in China Post Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai more than a century ago in 1919. It is a market leader in Asia (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums and holds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of US$303 billion as of 31 December 2022.
AIA meets the long-term savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including life insurance, accident and health insurance and savings plans. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents, partners and employees across Asia, AIA serves the holders of more than 41 million individual policies and over 17 million participating members of group insurance schemes.
AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” for HKD counter and “81299” for RMB counter with American Depositary Receipts (Level 1) traded on the over-the-counter market under the ticker symbol “AAGIY”.
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(1) Hong Kong SAR refers to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
(2) Macau SAR refers to the Macau Special Administrative Region.