Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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 Costa, is positive about progress so far, saying the long...

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Latest Poll – Key Adviser Relationships

Our latest adviser poll asks you to tell us who is your most important life insurance company contact. We appreciate the value you place in your ongoing relationships with your life company contacts - but...

Dispute Resolution Scheme Announces New Advisory Council Member 

The Financial Dispute Resolution Service has welcomed Toni Dodds to its Advisory Council, which provides guidance and support to the FDRS. The Council comprises an Independent Chair, two Industry Representatives and two Consumer Representatives. Appointed as...

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 practical support to foster children to assist their transition to...

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 End its Partnership Programme…). The campaign sees policy fees waived for...

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 regime. The insurer confirmed the programme is currently offered only to...

FSC Welcomes The End of Overseas Incentive Trips 

FSC chief, Richard Klipin, says the move by more life insurers to remove overseas incentive conferences is just one example of how the attitude of the industry is changing to deliver improved and more...

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 undergoing fundamental change and we are mindful of evolving public...

ANZ New Appointment 

ANZ has confirmed that its Head of Wealth Products, Ana-Marie Lockyer, will exit the company by Christmas. The bank stated that Lockyer had signalled earlier in the year that she would be looking to make...

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, AIA has said this pilot marks its latest venture in...