Zurich Australia reveals senior distribution leadership team

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Zurich Australia reveals senior distribution leadership team

Zurich Financial Services Australia has announced the leadership team in charge of delivering the company’s multi-proposition strategy and supporting its core strategic partnerships across the Zurich and OnePath life insurance portfolios.

The Zurich Life & Investments distribution leadership team comprises of Nathan Taggart as head of sales, Phil Gould as head of distribution analytics and governance, Mel Ware as head of marketing and brand, and Tim Atley as head of strategic account management. The team reports to Kristine Brooks, chief distribution officer.

The team’s re-appointment follows Zurich’s acquisition of OnePath Life from ANZ in June, with Ware and Atley recently joining the team.

Read more: Zurich completes acquisition of ANZ’s life insurance unit

As head of strategic account management, Life Risk, Atley manages key dealer group partnerships across the Zurich and OnePath life insurance portfolios; while Ware leads an inter-disciplined team in delivering the company’s multi-proposition approach to the market as head of marketing and brand.

Zurich has also confirmed appointments to its national sales leadership team. Zurich’s new state managers include Rob McNeill for NSW/ACT, Reece Foster for QLD, Vilma Attanasio for SA/WA, and Matthew Backman for VIC/TAS, who recently joined from MLC in Victoria. They report to Nathan Taggart, head of sales.