FWD partners exclusively with Tiki to offer free insurance to 100,000 customers

Ho Chi Minh City, 24 October, 2017 - FWD Vietnam Life Insurance Company Ltd. (“FWD”) and Tiki Corporation (Tiki.vn e-commerce website – “Tiki”) have launched an exclusive partnership to offer free online personal accident insurance for 100,000 customers on Tiki.vn.

Tiki's customers will be protected against the risk of death and accidental injuries via online personal accident insurance policies with a three-month protection period and a maximum sum assured up to VND300 million. Tiki.vn  is offering online life insurance to customers for the first time with simple registration, no health examination and totally free of premiums. The program is open to people from 18 to 54 years old, from October 24 to November 23, 2017, and will end as soon as 100,000 policies have been issued.

Mr. Tran Ngoc Thai Son, Founder and CEO of Tiki said: "We want to express our gratitude towards our loyal customers and show how we are planning to satisfy our customers’ every need by partnering with FWD to offer these free insurance policies. We will continue to further diversify our product catalogue and expand our services so that Vietnamese consumers can have what they want anytime, anywhere."

Mr. Anantharaman Sridharan, FWD’s General Director said: "Our vision is to change the way people feel about insurance by leveraging technology to protect customers with simple, practical and easy-to-understand products. Through this exclusive partnership with Tiki, we hope more Vietnamese people will trust in life insurance because of its simplicity and necessity to our life. This is also a good opportunity for young people to access and experience online insurance through a modern and digital channel."

This free online insurance product offering marks the start for the exclusive three-year partnership between Tiki and FWD. FWD and Tiki will soon introduce new online life insurance products to make life insurance simpler, more transparent and more accessible for Vietnamese people.

Through this partnership, FWD is fulfilling its ambition to focus not only on enhancing the quality of existing sales channels but also on pioneering digital distribution of life insurance. For Tiki, Vietnam's leading e-commerce website, this partnership demonstrates its continued commitment to innovation including a series of breakthroughs already such as offering a two-hour delivery service and comprehensive after-sales services.

About FWD Group

FWD Group spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan, offering life and medical insurance, general insurance and employee benefits across a number of its markets.

FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group Pacific Century Group.

For more information please visit www.fwd.com

About Tiki Corporation

Tiki.vn (short for “Tìm kiếm & Tiết kiệm”, which means “Searching & Saving”) is Vietnam’s most trusted online shopping website. Tiki.vn ensures excellent shopping experience with 2-hour delivery, extensive aftersales services and a diverse catalogue of more than 300.000 products from 4.500 brands which includes multiple categories: Books, Electronics, Household appliances, Fashions, Online Groceries, etc.

Tiki has one of the Top 10 brand images on Vietnam’s social media, and has been selected as “The most loved e-commerce website” in 2014 and 2015 by the Vietnam E-commerce Association. Tiki.vn has received large investments from CyberAgent Ventures, Sumitomo, Seedcom and recently VNG to fuel its impressive growth.

For more information please visit www.tiki.vn

For further information or enquiries regarding the above notification, please contact: 

Ms. Doan Do Ngoc Thi

Phone: 0909 321183        

Email: thi.doan@tiki.vn

Mr. Nguyễn Ngọc Thụy

Phone: 028.62563688        

Email: ngocthuy.nguyen@fwd.com