Mr van Kempen was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Vice Chairman of Etiqa General Insurance Berhad on 17 July 2012. He was also appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Etiqa Life Insurance Berhad on 1 January 2018.
He holds a Masters in Marketing from Tilburg University, Netherlands and Master in Actuarial Science from University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Mr van Kempen has worked in senior positions for several global insurance companies, prior to his service with Ageas Asia since 2011. He started his career as an actuary in the Netherlands, before moving to Romania as the Operations Manager for a new start-up. After this he held senior positions in leading insurance companies in the US and the Netherlands before moving to Asia. He has wide industry experience in life insurance, both individual and group (including pension plans) across multiple channels. He has also extensive experience in emerging and developing life insurance markets, both in Central Europe and Asia, and has been involved (in both design and implementation) of setting up new insurance entities in various markets. Besides his extensive life insurance experience, he has also been involved in general insurance, like in his early years as an actuary and in the later years at Ageas, where he is now also responsible for the regional general insurance development.
Within the Maybank Group, Mr van Kempen also sits on the boards of Etiqa Offshore Insurance (L) Ltd and Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd.
Besides the Maybank Group, he is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of Ageas Asia, Hong Kong since 2013. He also sits on the boards of several public companies such as Ageas Asia Services Limited, East West Ageas Life Insurance Corporation, Muang Thai Insurance Public Company Limited and WeTherapy Limited.
Last update on 30 June 2022