Executive Board

The Executive Board of VIVAT NV will focus on managing strategic changes at VIVAT and its brands and improving and monitoring the financial performance and risk profile of VIVAT at a consolidated level. Moreover, the Executive Board will support the Dutch and European strategy of Anbang.

The Executive Board of VIVAT NV is composed of the following persons:

  • Ron van Oijen, Chairman of the Board
  • Yinhua Cao, Chief Financial Officer
  • Lan Tang, Chief Risk Officer
  • Wendy de Ruiter-Lörx, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Xiao Wei Wu, Chief Transformation Officer
  • Jeroen Potjes, Chief Operating Officer

They will also compose the statutory boards of SRLEV NV en Proteq Levensverzekeringen N.V. (both Life & Pension risk bearers) and VIVAT Schadeverzekeringen NV (Non-Life risk bearer).

Ron van Oijen

Chief Executive Officer

Ron van Oijen holds a Master in Actuarial Science from the University of Amsterdam and has completed an advanced management program at the Wharton Business School. He started his career at Aegon and ING in the Netherlands. Van Oijen then worked for four years as Chairman of ING Life and ING Bank in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In Seoul and Hong Kong, he subsequently led the company's major operations in India, Thailand and South Korea as the regional CEO. Then to act as chairman of AIA Thailand, with four million clients the largest insurer in the country.

Yinhua Cao

Yinhua Cao has a bachelor’s degree in International Finance from the Shanghai University of Economics and Finance. Mr. Cao started his career in financial service sector at PwC in 1998. He was the lead audit partner for large insurance companies and asset management companies, and as the lead partner, he was also involved in various finance and solvency consulting programs for insurers. His last position with PwC was the Partner of the Financial Service Group. At Anbang, Mr. Cao commenced as managing director of Anbang Asset Management Hong Kong and Finance Director of the Anbang Insurance Group.

Wendy de Ruiter-Lörx

Wendy de Ruiter-Lörx holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam. She also completed a Master’s in Management & Organisation at TIAS Business School in Tilburg. She started her career at ING and NN, where she worked for 15 years, fulfilling various managerial roles in operations and product and process management at both Nationale-Nederlanden and ING Bank. Her most recent position at NN was that of director of retail clients. Ms De Ruiter-Lörx joined Reaal Life as a Unit Manager in 2012. Two years later, she was appointed director of Reaal’s life business in charge of life policies and mortgages.

Lan Tang

Lan Tang has a bachelor degree in Engineering, obtained from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a master degree in Actuarial Science from Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. Tang is a qualified actuary of the United Kingdom. Branden worked as a consulting actuary for an actuarial consulting firm in London, after which he worked for a global actuarial consulting firm in Hong Kong and a Big 4 accounting firm in China. In 2010, he started to work as the chief actuary of Anbang Life, where his last position was the Deputy General Manager and Chief Actuary of Anbang Life.

Xiao Wei Wu

Xiao Wei Wu has a bachelor’s degree in International Finance from the University in Fudan, China, and a master’s degree in Business Administration obtained at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. She worked as Associate Principal at McKinsey Shanghai, for the insurance sector in Asia. In 2012, Wu commenced at the Anbang Group and subsequently worked as Director of Strategy, Director of IT and Director of Risk. She also was Director at Hexie Health, and Anbang Annuity Insurance, both part of Anbang.

Jeroen Potjes

Jeroen Potjes earned a Master’s degree in Econometrics from Erasmus University Rotterdam as well as a doctorate in Economics from the same university. Mr Potjes joined ING Verzekeringen in 1992; he started out at the head office before being assigned to Japan between 1997 and 2001 and to Hong Kong until 2008; in Hong Kong, he served as CFO of the insurance business and asset manager of ING Asia Pacific. He returned to the Netherlands in 2008, when he became responsible for the risk management practices of the global insurance business of ING and subsequently NN Group. During this period, Mr Potjes also sat on the Supervisory Board of ING Re, ING’s reinsurance business. Mr Potjes joined Anbang in 2015, one of his roles being that of non-executive on the Managing Board of Anbang Belgium Holdings.

Yinhua Cao and Xiao Wei Wu have the Chinese nationality. Lan Tang has the British nationality. Ron van Oijen, Jeroen Potjes and Wendy de Ruiuter-Lörx have the Dutch nationality.