Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Company news

AIA/Sovereign Appoints New Chief Underwriter

AIA/Sovereign has announced Stephen Potter will commence as Chief Underwriter to both AIA and Sovereign on 15 January 2019. The insurer noted Potter’s long history...

Fidelity Life Appoints Head of Underwriting 

Fidelity Life has announced Sian Johnson will join its team as Head of Underwriting and New Business, effective from 21 January 2019. She will replace Stephen...

New Appointments at Fidelity Life to Support Advisers 

Fidelity Life has announced a number of appointments to bolster its support for advisers and customers. The following appointments to new roles have been announced,...

Asteron Life Research Reveals Women SMEs Seek Advice Less Than Men

Asteron Life research has found that female SMEs are significantly less likely to use advisers than males and do not see the value of...

Cigna Welcomes OnePath Leaders Onboard 

Cigna has reported its new team from OnePath have settled in well, a week after Cigna’s official acquisition of ANZ’s One Path. Chief Executive, Gail...

AIA Kids Christmas Gift-Drive a Success 

Staff at AIA/Sovereign have provided over 150 new toys to foster children this Christmas. The donations were handed to charity organisation Foster Hope which provides...

Fidelity Life Waives Policy Fees – Update

Fidelity Life has released further details on its recently launched ‘Bye Bye Policy Fees’ campaign, which it announced last week (see: Fidelity Life to...

Partners Life Launches Support Programme For Adviser Business Owners 

Partners Life launched a new Adviser Support Programme this week, designed to provide support to support adviser businesses and business owners in the new...

Fidelity Life to End Its Offshore Partnership Programme

Fidelity Life is the latest life insurer to announce it will end overseas incentive trips for advisers, namely its Partnership Programme. “The insurance industry is...

AIA Trials Mental Wellbeing Tech

AIA Australia and New Zealand has announced it will launch a pilot corporate health programme for its staff. Provided by mental health technology company Medibio,...