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.
Willis Towers Watson merger allows direct competition with Marsh, Aon
The merger of two major global businesses will allow the new entity to compete with the biggest businesses in the broker space, the regional head has said.
Kiwi directors not worried enough about personal risk
Directors’ fears of being held personally liable have dropped, when actually there is more chance of it happening now
Kiwi brokers’ concern about ‘old-fashioned’ industry
An annual survey of insurance intermediaries has given vital feedback of industry concerns, and how to change the industry’s fuddy-duddy reputation is a big one
The role of business thinking in leadership
An unwillingness to engage in deep business thinking can have a negative effect on your organization, writes Adrian Smith