Insuretech Connect Asia 2023

Ben Assanasen

Ben Assanasen

CEO - Thailand, Tune Protect
Ben Assanasen joins Tune Protect Thailand (Tune Insurance Public Company Limited), an associate company of Tune Protect Group, as its Chief Executive Officer and Group Health Leader. With Ben&rsquos broad experience and versatility, he will play a key role in supporting various initiatives benefiting the Group. Responsible for providing overall management oversight and responsibility across the organisation including the profitability and strategic direction of the organisation. Ben brings with him a wealth of industry experience that spans over 2 decades - encompassing general management as well as hands-on operational roles covering a broad range of functions. He has worked for the Group from Ernst and Young (EY), where he was an Associate Partner for ASEAN, as the Managing Director of Bupa Health Insurance and the Chief Executive Officer of Aegon in Thailand. Ben began his career in the United States where he subsequently joined American International Group (AIG) for several senior management roles, initially in Thailand as the Head of Accident &amp Health Insurance and subsequently in Hong Kong as the Regional Vice President of Accident &amp Health for the Asia Region. Ben is passionate about growing business and developing people. His impressive track record in managing businesses in South East Asia and his deep knowledge of the Thai market makes him takes the business to the next level. Ben is qualified with Honours with a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Operational Research &amp Industrial Engineering and a Master&rsquos in Engineering and Business Administration from the Cornell University, New York. You can connect with him via LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-assanasen-a6b130/?originalSubdomain=th