Monday, October 26, 2020

Appointments

Suncorp New Zealand Appoints New CEO

Suncorp New Zealand has confirmed Jimmy Higgins as its new CEO. He was appointed as the firm's Acting CEO in July. Higgins joined the company...

Financial Advice NZ Appoints Two New Independent Directors

Former Act Party MP Heather Roy and financial literacy specialist David Kneebone have joined the board of Financial Advice NZ as independent directors. In...

MDRT NZ Appointment

The new MDRT Executive Committee took effect this month, while a Kiwi adviser has stepped up to the plate in New Zealand. Christchurch-based adviser, Brian...
Grant Willis has been appointed to the newly established Head of Life role at Asteron.

Asteron Appoints Head Of Life Manager

Suncorp New Zealand has appointed Grant Willis to the newly established Head of Life role. Willis, who was previously the firm's Executive Manager – Life,...

Kiwi Steps In To Run AMP Australia

Blair Vernon has left his role as CEO, AMP New Zealand Wealth Management (NZWM), to join AMP Australia as its Acting CEO. He replaces...
Mel Hewitson, Independent Director at Fidelity Life.

Fidelity Life Appoints New Independent Director

The Board of Fidelity Life has appointed financial services specialist Mel Hewitson as an independent Director. Her appointment comes shortly after that of banking and...
Melanie Purdey, Head of Aligned Advice, AIA New Zealand.

Melanie Purdey Joins AIA New Zealand

Melanie Purdey has been appointed Head of Aligned Advice at AIA New Zealand, a newly-created role at the firm. Purdey is an authorised financial adviser...
Todd Allan, Fidelity Life's Head of Adviser Distribution.

Key Appointment At Fidelity Life

Fidelity Life has promoted Todd Allan to the role of Head of Adviser Distribution. He joined the firm in 2018 and was previously its...
Tony Lane, Cigna New Zealand's Chief Risk Officer.

Cigna New Zealand Appoints Chief Risk Officer

Cigna New Zealand has appointed Tony Lane as its Chief Risk Officer – a newly-created role at the firm. Lane has banking and financial services...