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Insurance line sees record growth; low rates
Policies placed in this particular line of insurance have surged by 32%, according to a major broker, while rates in Australia & New Zealand have reached almost historic lows.
The importance of being liked
Chris Beh, principal at Marsh Risk Consulting, discusses why likeability is key and why clients need to be educated more on the difference between brokers and insurers.
New role for departed broker CEO
A week after his surprise departure from a major broker player, this chief executive’s new role has been unveiled.
New Chch branch for growing industry group
As NZ membership numbers continue to swell for this industry organisation, a date has been set for the official launch of its second branch.
NZ P2P insurance fails to fly
The man behind a Kiwi peer to peer insurance company is hoping the $13 million-backed US company Lemonade will put some fizz into the concept.
Major broker Marsh New Zealand’s boss resigns
The CEO of the NZ branch of this key player has quit the company and a new boss has been appointed as an interim replacement.
Major player Marsh creates new role, nabs talent from rival
This broker heavyweight is pushing the South Island as a key growth location, and has poached a 30 year industry veteran from another broker to do the job.
Weekly Wrap: Marsh colleagues achieve NZ first
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Blank canvas on re-write leads to career highlight
Nadine Taylor, claims operations manager at Marsh, talks about award-winning wordings, and how brokers are key to removing the industry’s negative stigma.