Mr Charles HUNG is the CEO & Executive Director of Blue, the trade name of Aviva Life Insurance Company Limited. He has been in this role since April 2017, and is instrumental in the launch of Blue, which is the first digital life insurer in Hong Kong and a joint venture between Aviva plc., Hillhouse Capital and Tencent Holdings Limited. Mr HUNG is responsible for leading and managing Blue’s business strategies, with the objective to revolutionise insurance experience for customers. Previously, Mr HUNG was the Chief Risk Officer of Aviva Asia, where he oversaw risk management and compliance across Aviva’s businesses in Asia.
He has close to 30 years’ experience in business development, innovation, technology & operations, and risk management spanning across insurance, asset management and banking sectors in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Before joining Aviva, Mr HUNG was with HSBC Holdings where he was the Chief Risk and Administration Officer, GSWD. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer, Asia for HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA.
Before venturing into the banking sector, Mr HUNG spent over a decade in the insurance industry in the capacity of SVP and Chief Administration Officer at AIA China, Executive Director and Chief Information and Operations Officer at PCA Japan, and Regional IT Director at Prudential Corporation Asia. He also held several senior global and regional executive roles at leading financial institutions including Peregrine Holdings, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.