2015 Insurance Executive Conference

Google Compare
In 2013 Nicolas Weng Kan was appointed CEO of Google Compare in 2013. Google Compare operates comparison shopping for Auto Insurance and Credit Cards in the United States and in the United Kingdom, with its UK operations starting in 2012. Nicolas was hired into the insurance industry by the Admiral Group, the second largest car insurer in the UK in 2005. Nicolas was Operations Managing Director at Admiral and the CEO of Confused.com, Admiral Group’s price comparison website. At Admiral, Nicolas was part of the executive team that oversaw the shift of distribution of Auto insurance away from traditional advertising media to online and Price comparison websites, achieving a 300% growth in premium and policy base while maintaining an expense ratio that was the envy of the industry. Before working in the insurance industry, Nicolas worked for Swiss engineering firm Staubli in Europe and Asia. Nicolas has an MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau France and a Master of Mechanical Engineering from UTC in Compiegne, France.