Ms Gigi Pio De Roda of FPG Insurance, one of the Top 50 Nation Builders in the Asia Pacific

Ms. Gigi Pio De Roda is the President and CEO of FPG Insurance. Before joining FPG, she has over 30 years of financial services expertise, specifically in the banking and insurance industries. She experienced working in both local and foreign banks from which she held various executive positions, the longest being that with HSBC, from 1999 to 2016. Her expertise has been in leading strategic transformational initiatives that turn businesses and companies into profitable and sustainable enterprises.

Rising Tigers: Nation Builders, a new business publication to be launch on March 22, 2022,  at the Grand Hyatt Manila at the BGC in Taguig will feature the Top 50 Rising Tigers of the Asia Pacific. They are the best and the brightest individuals in the Philippines and Southeast Asia who never fail to balance commitment to growth with corporate social responsibility, even during the most trying times.

Leadership Highlights 

“When I was invited to join FPG Insurance, the mandate given to me was to turn-around the company and transform it to a profitable business. Within two years and in the middle of a global pandemic, our financial results have significantly improved, and our digital transformation have gained traction.” – she shared.

Under her management, FPG launched a 1st in the industry APP they called “SIMONE”. It’s a powerful tool that automates and organizes insurance agent tasks, aimed towards efficiency and productivity, enabling agents to do everything even with their mobile phones, anytime, anywhere.

Also, FPG inked a partnership with GCash to offer retail insurance products within the mobile wallet, under Ginsure. Vehicle owners can now get CTPL hassle free using Gcash. "This timely partnership is a testament to our steadfast commitment to making insurance available and accessible to all. The key to bringing insurance products closer to more people is to tap the potent digital community of GCash, and this is only the beginning of many exciting things to watch out for," Ms. Gigi said.

There are many other improvements introduced by Ms. Pio De Roda in the effort to adapt efficiently to the new normal set by the pandemic.

“Pivoting to digital was the only way we could continue servicing our partners and customers. In the middle of the varying lockdown restrictions, we took the initiative to develop tools and programs that will enable more efficient ways of doing business. It was challenging for all but it needed to be done and the opportunity presented itself,” she added.


Blessed and Thankful

Blessed to be given overflowing opportunities, Ms. Gigi makes sure to pay it forward. She initiated various charity programs like reading programs for Grade School children in public schools, team activities for orphanages and street children communities, and supporting communities affected by devastating calamities, to name a few.

“Being recognized as one of the Top Leaders and a Rising Tiger:Nation Builder, is a humbling experience and the recognition really goes to my previous (and current) bosses and teams that I have had the pleasure of working with. This is not only a prestigious recognition for me as a professional, but it also speaks volumes of what I represent and FPG Insurance’s commitment to its stakeholders, partners and customers.” – she concluded.


Recognizing the Leaders of Tomorrow with the Rising Tigers: Nation Builders Publication

For her innovativeness and passion to do better, Asia Leaders Awards take the opportunity to recognize and honor Ms. Gigi Pio De Roda as among the Top 50 Nation Builders in the Asia Pacific through the launching of the Rising Tigers: Nation Builders Magazine.

Successful Entrepreneur and grandson of former President of the Philippines,  Robert Laurel Yupangco, one of the ALA board said, “Asia Leaders Awards Presents the Top 50 Rising Tigers in the Asia Pacific to motivate us all that despite all the challenges, we will emerge triumphant. These are the top leaders with the very new vision of the world now.”

To know more about Rising Tigers: Nation Builders and Asia Leaders Awards, visit

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