President, Asia Pacific
Manfred leads Assurant’s Asia Pacific team, and has P&L and overall management responsibility for all business operations of the group. He drives market development through strategic initiatives and programmes in the region, and looks after client relationships and new business in Singapore, Australia, China, India, South Korea and New Zealand.
He previously held a similar position at The Warranty Group, and brings over 25 years’ experience to the company. He has worked extensively in the region, particularly China, India, Singapore and Thailand. A banker by trade, he started his career as Relationship Manager at Deutsche Bank in Munich. From Germany, he eventually moved to Asia where he managed different aspects of banking, including various roles of regional and country-level responsibilities, management of large sales organizations, and regulatory affairs. He then joined the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2011, and served as Managing Director and Head of Transaction Services and Global Network Banking for Asia Pacific.