Mr Gordon Watson
Chief Executive Officer
With more than 30 years of experience in the insurance business, Gordon Watson is one of the industry’s most accomplished talents. As the Chief Executive Officer of AXA Asia, Gordon is responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, while he also serves as a member of the Group’s Management Committee. Gordon’s experience of the insurance industry is as broad as it is deep, having held a number of key senior roles at AIG/AIA spanning multiple continents and cities. In his most recent role before being appointed Chief Executive Officer of AXA Asia in January 2018, Gordon was the Regional Chief Executive of AIA Group based in Hong Kong, and guided business growth in key Asia markets. He also championed a range of major new initiatives ranging from health and wellness programmes to corporate partnerships. In addition to holding an MBA, Gordon is a Fellow of both the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Society of Marketing.