Matthias de FeÂrrieres has left ÂÂhis position as head of marketing & digital of AXA Asiaâ€™s regional general insurance, as of December 2014, to head up a local insurance start-up, Stark Group.
De Ferrieres has spent almost 15 years in Asiaâ€™s insurance industry and joined AXA in 2001.
â€śI am looking forward to what is ahead as Stark Group will have the capacity to respond to the digital challenges my insurance partners will face. I guarantee some positive changes to come that will enthusiastically boost the insurance distribution,â€ťsaid de Ferrieres.
Stark Group’s focus is toÂ accelerate the digitisation of the insurance industry in Asia, focusing on the markets of Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. The group of start-ups will assist organisations in developing customer-centric web apps for insurance acquisition, while commercializing a unique marketing distribution platform for insurance professionals in Asia.