2 APAC / Issue 1 2018 Editor’s Note , Welcome to the first edition of APAC Insider for 2018, bringing you the latest news and updates from across the Asia Pacific region. Diving straight into this month’s issue, we discover more about Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, who is the first of a new generation of insurance companies, that are creating its insurance solutions around a deep understanding of the diverse financial needs of the Indian consumer. Taking time out of his busy schedule, we speak to MD and CEO, Deepak Mittal talks us through the innovative firm. Also in this edition, a new report from Research and Markets, the world’s leading source for international market research projects and market data, which shows that centre standards are growing in popularity throughout APAC. Elsewhere in this issue, we learn more about Uniware, a specialist provider of the widest range of MultiValue Database solutions across Australia and New Zealand. The company delivers to their clients exceptional cloud and in premise MultiValue Database technology and ERP solutions. We profiled the firm and interviewed Craig Alford as we look to find out about the ambitious company. On the theme of innovative companies, we learn more about Valenta, which was established with an aim in mind to provide quality outsourcing/offshoring solutions to the Financial & Legal Services Industry. Chetan Kasim describes more about the offerings of the firm, and what services the firm offers. Lastly, one of Australia’s largest privately owned travel management company, TravelEdge offering a full suite of services that include corporate travel, in-house travel management solutions, academic services, events and groups. We sat down with the firm’s CEO, KimWethmar to find out more about the firm and explore the secrets behind its phenomenal success. Here at APAC Insider, we hope that you enjoy reading this month’s issue and we wish you all the best for 2018. Jessica Daykin, Editor Phone: +44 (0) 203 725 6842 Email: jessica.dayki [email protected] Website: www.apacinsider.com AI Global Media, Ltd. (AI) takes reasonable measures to ensure the quality of the information on this web site. However, AI will not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, correctness or completeness of any information that is available through this web site. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. The information available through the website and our partner publications is for your general information and use and is not intended to address any particular finance or investment requirements. In particular, the information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us or any of our partner publications and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making or refraining from making any investment or financial decisions. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained before making any such decision. Any arrangement made between you and any third party named in the site is at your sole risk and responsibility.