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12 Mar 2024

Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of PGA SOMPO

Please be advised that the Annual Stockholders' Meeting of PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation will be held on 12 April 2024, 02:00 P.M. to 03:00 P.M. at the 5th Floor Board Room, Coyiuto House, 119 C. Palanca Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City.


07 Jul 2023

PGA SOMPO Photo Contest 2023: Showcasing the World, Secured by Travel Insurance

PGA SOMPO organized a photo contest centered around the theme "Capturing the World, Secured by Travel Insurance." The contest, which commenced on March 13, garnered an impressive turnout with over 100 participants showcasing their photographic skills. The contest aimed to emphasize the significance of travel insurance in ensuring a secure and worry-free journey.

Winners were officially announced on July 6, coinciding with the Company's 32nd Anniversary celebration. The Conventional and Mobile Photography winners were awarded a cash prize of P15,000 and P10,000, respectively, in addition to receiving travel insurance coverage. This event underscores PGA SOMPO's dedication to promoting the advantages of travel insurance through the lenses of exceptionally talented photographers.

29 May 2023

PGA SOMPO's 2023 Team Building Retreat: Fostering Collaboration and Growth

PGA Sompo held its annual team building and company outing on 26-28 May 2023 at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel in Cebu City. 

The 3-day event which started with an early morning flight from Manila to Cebu City was highlighted by a Hawaiian-themed party.  It included games and activities that aimed to promote a healthy engagement involving wits, strategy, collaboration, and teamwork.  Further, the city tour and island-hopping enabled employees to explore the beautiful landmarks and tourist spots around the city.

It was another unforgettable experience for the employees as they exercise their skills to overcome challenges through teamwork, learn to effectively communicate with their colleagues, and maintain work and life balance.

14 Mar 2023

Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of PGA SOMPO

Please be advised that the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation will be held on 13 April 2023, 02:00 P.M. to 03:00 P.M. at the 5th Floor Board Room, Coyiuto House, 119 C. Palanca Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City.

Click here to view the Notice of the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting.

12 Oct 2022


After more than a year of successful partnership of Aftersales Group Philippines and PGA SOMPO Insurance Corporation that started last June 2021, the partnership between the two has been renewed during the renewal of collaboration agreement held last September 2022.


From PGA SOMPO, Mr. Fumihiko Harada (President and CEO), Mr. Taichi Yamamoto (Senior Vice-President) and Mr. Rhoderick Tanoy (Head of Business Development) were present during the ceremony.


From ASG, Mr. Frank Vernooji, the Chairman of the Board together with Mr. Rob Pijnenburg (COO and Director) and Ms. Suzanne Yazon were also present during the renewal of collaboration agreement.


"We are very much excited and that we are going to offer a lot of surprises to our clients. Given that, with gadget protect and PGA Sompo, that collaboration agreement, that handshake is no longer just a symbol of friendship but a symbol of a long-term business partnership." Suzanne Yazon (CEO of Aftersales Group Philippines) said.


The signed agreement will be effective for the next three years which will give more opportunities for both PGA SOMPO and AFTERSALES GROUP PHILIPPINES.

25 May 2022

PGA SOMPO Holds In-Person Team Building After COVID-19 Lockdowns

After two years, PGA Sompo held its annual team building and company outing in-person on 13-14 May 2022 at La Luz Beach Resort.

Employees engaged in both amusing and challenging activities which allowed them to work dynamically together while promoting creative and collaborative thinking.  They were also treated to various water activities which gave them opportunities to bond and reconnect with their colleagues after working apart due to the pandemic.

The shared experiences, even amidst health and safety restrictions strengthened team spirit which made the affair even more meaningful and memorable.  It is with high hopes that all company events will be conducted face-to-face from hereon.

08 Mar 2022

Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of PGA SOMPO

PHILIPPINES – The Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (ASM) of PGA SOMPO is set on April 8, 2022 at 10AM to 12PM via video conferencing, using Microsoft Teams. A User Guide has been included in the Notice of the ASM.

Click here to view the Notice of the ASM.

07 Mar 2022

PGA SOMPO Holds Post-Valentine’s Celebration

On 28 February 2022, PGAS employees gathered for a post-Valentine’s celebration. The event also marked the start of a hybrid work setup following the improved COVID-19 situation in the Philippines. Returning employees were welcomed with red heart balloons and chocolates adorning their desks upon arrival at the office.

15 Dec 2021


PGA SOMPO has been consistent with its innovative use of digital platforms particularly social media in promoting the Company's products and services. PGA SOMPO bagged "Star Brand Awards for Non-Life Insurance" for the year 2021 given by Philippine Social Media Examiner. The awarding ceremony was held last December 15, 2021, at Okada Manila Grand Ballroom in Paranaque City.

It is apparent that social media platforms are being utilized by businesses in connecting with prospective clients, drive traffic to websites and advertisements to increase sales, and generate awareness. The Philippine Social Media Examiner, as an online data and research entity, aims to acknowledge and highlight noteworthy achievements of a corporate brand that achieve business excellence thru PHILIPPINE SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS.

This is the second time that PGA SOMPO was awarded as star brand awardee in recognition of its innovative contribution and exemplary performance through its exceptional usage of social media platforms. Last December 2020 the Company has received the same award. PGA SOMPO will be an eligible nominee of Star Brand's Hall of Famer for the year 2022.

28 Oct 2021


PGA SOMPO was selected once again with another recognition from an international award-giving body by bagging the "Most Innovative Digital Marketing Campaign“. The Company was awarded by the International Finance Awards for its "As Easy As 1-2-3" campaign.

In 2018, PGA SOMPO first launched the campaign. Through the Company's well-designed sales portal, this initiative helped PGAS’ customers to understand the product and have a better customer experience. This year, PGA SOMPO also launched its new product – CondoCARE; the same campaign was also utilized to ensure consistent quality for the customers' journey in buying our products.

Because of PGA SOMPO's continued commitment by improving and developing its digital channels through its innovative campaign like "As Easy As 1-2-3", the Company continues to be a digital disruptor in the Philippine insurance market.

16 Aug 2021


August 16, 2021 - PGA SOMPO is honored to be awarded as the "Virtual Insurer of the Year - Philippines" in the 6th Insurance Asia Awards 2021 which recognizes Asia’s most outstanding insurance companies that have successfully risen above challenges and made the most of the opportunities in the industry.


PGA SOMPO is one of the key players in the growing digital market in the insurance industry that immediately executes digital initiatives and covers all possible online channels. Despite the lockdown brought about by the pandemic, PGA SOMPO’s business operation was not affected; through their work from home arrangements and digital initiatives, the company needed to be creative to provide world class service- exceeding customers’ expectations and building brand loyalty as a result.


"Positioning an emphasis on opportunities to innovate has helped PGA SOMPO to emerge stronger amidst pandemic." Mr. Fumihiko Harada, PGAS President and CEO also emphasized.

01 Jul 2021


July 1, 2021 - The month of July holds a special meaning for the employees and management of PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation. The Company recently celebrated its 30-year anniversary with a virtual event for the employees featuring virtual games, digital contests and exciting announcements from the management.

According to PGA SOMPO Chairman, Mr. Robert Coyiuto, Jr. "Thirty years on, it is clear that the joint venture between Prudential Guarantee and Assurance, Inc. and Sompo Holdings, Inc. remains a formidable and productive one.

The joint venture was considered a strategic breakthrough in the domestic non-life insurance industry as it capitalized on each company’s strengths. The unity is ceaseless in bringing the country's insurance industry to greater heights.

31 May 2021


With its commitment to constantly find ways to create a meaningful bond and interaction among its employees, PGA SOMPO continues to conduct teambuilding and other employee engagement activities regularly even amidst the current pandemic situation. 

The annual teambuilding is one of the Company events that many PGA SOMPO employees look forward to.  The usual 2-day activities during pre-pandemic times gave them the opportunity to reinforce their camaraderie and share quality time outside of work.  

Beyond the ongoing restrictions which prevent the employees to be physically together, PGA SOMPO successfully held this event virtually on May 24-25, 2021.  The activities provided the employees with the opportunity to reconnect and paved the way to continually show support, care, understanding and appreciation for each other.

While the event lasted for just two half-days, the activities not only reconnected the employees but also left a lasting impact on everyone as they got to know their colleagues in a much deeper level, recognizing one another’s vulnerabilities and strengths and how these complement each other toward the achievement of shared goals.

29 Mar 2021


Amid the challenges brought about by COVID-19 pandemic, PGA SOMPO believes that communication and interaction among employees remain to be paramount as they navigate through the ongoing crisis.  While majority of the employees are still working from home, the Company launched “Salamat Post” on 15 March 2021.  

Coined after “Salamat po”, the Filipino words which means “Thank you”, “Salamat Post” is a peer-to-peer appreciation platform in the Employee Portal that enables employees to thank their colleagues directly.  A channel to boost communication, it enables the employees to let their peers know that their contribution makes a difference, and that they are appreciated when it happens.  This appreciation also comes with a bonus as it allows the sender of the message to give points to their colleagues which is convertible to cash.

Anchored on PGA SOMPO’s mission and core values, this platform is envisioned not just as a tool to enable appreciation or recognition for good work but also to build a scalable culture that will promote key cultural drivers such as teamwork, trust, collaboration, communication and respect.

08 Mar 2021

Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of PGA SOMPO

PHILIPPINES – The Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (ASM) of PGA SOMPO is set on April 8, 2021 at 2:00PM via video conferencing, using Microsoft Teams. A User Guide has been included in the Notice of the ASM.

Click here to view the Notice of the ASM.

20 Jan 2021

PGA SOMPO’s Partnership with WISH FM Strengthens the Company’s Digital & Media Exposure

PGA SOMPO has partnered with Wish FM 107.5 - one of the country's leading media stations in terms of digital platform with more than 12 million followers and subscribers. The said partnership has opened its door to a broader range of audience to promote PGA SOMPO’S products and services through different activities.


An interview with PGA SOMPO’s President and CEO, Mr. Fumihiko Harada, was conducted last January 15. The interview was heard online and on-air, that focuses on promoting the company’s goals in providing non-life insurance products and services designed to protect its customers and their possession. (Interview can be viewed at:


PGA SOMPO also took part in Wish FM’s Music Awards – an annual event that pays tribute to artists who have given significant contributions in the Philippine music industry. The event was livestreamed online last January 17, that garnered about 40,000 live online viewers, with its broadcast emanating from one of the Asia’s largest indoor arenas, the Araneta Coliseum. PGAS products were showcased in the said event.

Aside from those events, PGA SOMPO’s partnership with Wish FM will continue for the coming months. Various digital marketing activities like social media branded games, another set of interview and more digital exposures have been lined up.

15 Jan 2021


As the year 2021 was ushered in, PGA Sompo’s new Employee Portal was officially launched in January. It provides employees access to important HR and payroll-related information anytime, anywhere via their computer, device or smartphone. 


This in-house developed web-based facility allows employees to update personal information, view daily time records, file leaves, official business and overtime requests as well as access manuals, company forms and other employee-related government forms.  It can also be used by employees to record their attendance and daily activities while working from home or reporting on-site.


The new Employee Portal will prove most useful amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation. As majority of the employees are still working from home, it is also a tool to inform employees of significant information, announcements or corporate news.


The platform was developed in a way that will allow the Digital and Technological Services team to integrate more innovations and exciting features in the future with the ultimate goal of continuously enhancing employee work experience.

28 Dec 2020

PGA SOMPO receives Philippine Social Media Star Brand Awards

Highlighting PGA SOMPO's innovative use of digital platforms particularly social media, the company bagged the "Philippine Social Media Star Brand Awards for Non-Life Insurance".

The awarding ceremony was held online last December 28, 2020 broadcasting live from various online platforms emanating from One Shangri-La Place Ballroom in Mandaluyong City.

'Philippine Social Media Star Brand Awards' is only being conferred to selected brands and companies in recognition of innovative contribution and exemplary performance through its exceptional usage of social media platforms. Among all non-life insurance companies in the Philippines, PGA SOMPO is the only recipient of this prestigious award for the year 2020.

PGA SOMPO is dedicated and fully committed to utilize all significant features in digital and online platforms in promoting the company’s high-quality non-life insurance products and services designed to protect its customers and their possession.

09 Dec 2020


AM Best has certified the Financial Strength Rating of PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation to "B+" (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "bbb-" (Good). Both outlook of these Credit Ratings is stable.

The assigned ratings to PGA SOMPO were categorized by AM Best as strong which reflects on PGA SOMPO's balance sheet strength, together with its adequate operating performance, limited business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management (ERM).

With Mr. Fumihiko Harada as its CEO, PGA SOMPO has achieved consistent operating profitability during the past five years with an average return on equity ratio of 4% (2015-2019). The company has also exhibited a volatile combined ratio over those years.

The value of this credit ratings provides a reasonable assurance to the public graded by AM Best, a global credit rating agency and data analytics provider headquartered in the United States.

As PGA SOMPO continue to expand its business partnerships for both corporations and government organizations, this high rating lends prestige to the company that validates its financial strength and credit worthiness.

21 Sep 2020


On Fejoined Kythe Foundation, Inc., a non-profit, non-stock organization which aims towards improving the quality of life of over 11,000 hospitalized children with cancer and other chronic illness through its Child Life Program.


Mr. Masahiro Sawa of SJNK Welfare Foundation together with PGA SOMPO’s executive officers turned over the International Grant to Kythe Foundation in the presence of the primary beneficiaries of the grant - the cancer survivors.  The grant will assist them in their continuing education with the goal of enabling them to have a better future. 


Last February 7, 2020, PGA SOMPO and SJNK Welfare Foundation simultaneously volunteered and spent time with pediatric patients at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center, one of Kythe’s partner hospitals and engaged them in various activities that allowed them to learn, play and experience a sense of normal childhood.

27 May 2020

Welcome to the “New Normal”; Welcome to “Sompony Messenger"

2020, the year where the whole world turned upside down. First, unexpected volcanic eruptions, then the sudden death of Kobe Bryant, and now a pandemic the world must face. The series of unforeseen events led to how mankind should think and react in the rapidly changing environment...

20 May 2020

Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of PGA Sompo

PHILIPPINES – The Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (ASM) of PGA Sompo is set on May 28, 2020 at 03:00PM via video conferencing, using Microsoft Teams. A User Guide has been included in the Notice of the ASM.

Click here to view the Notice of the ASM.

05 Mar 2020

PGA Sompo Joined 27 th PTAA Travel Tour Expo 2020

PGA Sompo has successfully exhibited at the 27th PTAA TravelTour Expo 2020, the most visited travel expo event in the country, on February 7-9 at the SMX MOA Convention Center to promote the TravelJOY product. A total of 367 booths from different travel tour companies, airlines, and travel insurance companies were present at the event.


The event was spearheaded by the Marketing team in collaboration with the other departments as part of PGA Sompo’s plan to reach higher brand awareness and engagement by participating in local events. Attendees who visited the PGAS booth were able to play exciting games for them to win their prizes and avail great travel insurance deals and coupons exclusive to the event. This event also marked the debut of the Sompony Quest game which was developed by RHQ and attendees were able to enjoy this new game as the first players. Sompony the mascot was also a huge hit in the event with several attendees wanting to do a photo op session with him. Overall, the event was a success with PGAS as one of the most visited booth during the expo.

05 Mar 2020

PGA Sompo Launched “TravelJOY As Easy as 1 2 3” Campaign

PGA Sompo has launched their first ever digital advertisement video campaign titled as “TravelJOY As Easy as 1-2-3” on January 18 to kickstart the promotion of travel insurance products and services using various digital platforms for the year 2020.


The digital advertisement featured Kakai Bautista who is a famous comedienne, singer, actress, and host in the Philippines. Different features of the TravelJOY product was highlighted including the coverage of flight delay, medical expense, hijacking, and others. PGAS took part in the pre-production up to the post-production stage of completing the digital advertisement video. The campaign was launched on different social networking sites such as Facebook, Youtube, and Instagram. A total of 169,566 views was accumulated during the first 2 weeks of the campaign. PGAS will launch more campaigns for this year to further promote new and existing products and services.

12 Feb 2020

Insurance Commission issues PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation’s Certificate of Authority

The Insurance Commission, led by Commissioner Dennis B. Funa and Deputy Commissioner Ferdinand George Florendo, has recently issued a Certificate of Authority to PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation (the “Company”).
16 Oct 2019

Sompo Asia CEO Announces New Leadership Appointments and Regional Initiatives Across Asia Pacific: Key focuses in strategy, travel and digital

Daniel Neo, Regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sompo Holdings Asia (Sompo Asia), headquartered in Singapore, announced new leadership appointments and regional initiatives across Asia Pacific (APAC), focusing on company strategy, travel and digital today.
26 Sep 2019

PGA Sompo’s Updated Contact Numbers

Starting October 6, 2019, PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation’s corporate trunkline will be updated in compliance with the National Telecommunications Commission’s (NTC) mandate.
18 May 2019

PGA Sompo Successfully Held Team Building 2019

PGA Sompo held its annual Team Building and Company Outing on May 18 – 19, 2019 at Calubcub Bay Resort and Recreation in San Juan City, Batangas.
10 May 2019

PGA Sompo Joined World Travel Tour Expo

Aligned with PGAS Travel PA launch, PGAS successfully exhibited at the World Travel Lifestyle Expo at SMX Convention Center together with 225 different travel tour companies and airlines.
19 Nov 2018

Leadership Training 2018

PGA Sompo held its Leadership Training on October 18, 2018 which was fully attended by its Executive Officers, Department Heads and Managers.
18 Jul 2018

PGA SOMPO embraces health and wellness

PGA Sompo launched its Wellness Program for its employees on August 24, 2018 which will run for eight (8) weeks.  
30 Jun 2018

PGA SOMPO marked its 27th Year in the Insurance Industry

Last June 28, 2018, PGA Sompo celebrated its 27th anniversary attended by its Executive officers and employees. It was a celebration where all employees joined for dinner, drinks and blend with each other.
15 May 2018

Team Building 2018

PGA Sompo held its Team Building and Company Outing on May 12 to 13, 2018 at Pranjetto Hills Resort and Conference Center, Tanay Rizal – a one-and-a-half hour drive from its office in Makati, Philippines. 
06 Apr 2018

PGA Sompo’s Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

On April 6, 2018, PGA Sompo held its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting which was attended by the Top Executive Officers and Board of Directors.
20 Jan 2017

PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation Celebrates 25th Anniversary

In 1991, two companies and cultures solidly merged with one vision of providing the best quality service to its global clients.
15 Jan 2017

PGA Sompo Risk Management Insurance Seminar 2017

Last September 14,2017 PGA Sompo Insurance Corporation successfully conducted its Risk Management Seminar at Cavite Export Processing Zone, Rosario Cavite.
16 Oct 2016

33rd National Trade Credit Congress

To effectively respond to the new worldwide Marketing environment, PGA Sompo Japan Insurance in the Philippines partnered with COFACE their foremost international provider of Mr. Jean-Michel Lafage, Coface’s Country Manager for Philippines and Indonesia conducted the presentation entitled “INSURE YOUR TRADE RECEIVABLES” to some 300 CMAP member attendees during the event.
21 Jan 2016

Medical Insurance Launch

PGA Sompo had an auspicious moment as it embarked on a synergy program with MEDICARD.
11 Aug 2014

Typhoon Guard Insurance In The Philippines

Last August 1, 2014, PGA Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. Chairman and CEO Robert Coyiuto, Jr. announced the launching of “Typhoon Guard Insurance”, an insurance product for agricultural producers in Mindanao to mitigate damages caused by typhoons, after obtaining final approval from the Insurance Commission.
15 Nov 2012

PGA Sompo Japan’s 21st Anniversary

This year’s celebration of PGA Sompo Japan’s 21st Anniversary was placid, austere, yet meaningful. 
13 Oct 2011

20 Years of Strong Partnership and Service

20, PGA Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. has built a solid reputation as a steadfast and vibrant company known for its constant drive to remain a significant player in the Philippine insurance market by meeting the ever-changing risk landscape with innovative ideas.