Fidelity Life has announced the appointment of Simon Millward as the firm’s head of group risk.
According to Fidelity Life, the appointment completes and further strengthens its highly experienced distribution team line-up.
Millward brings more than 16 years of insurance and banking industry experience to the role. He joins Fidelity Life from BNZ, where he was responsible for the bank’s small business offering, including adding new products and services and the development of new channels. Prior to working with BNZ, he also spent 10 years with Sovereign.
“Group risk is a strategically important part of our proposition, and is another way that Fidelity Life is helping more New Zealanders protect their way of life,” Fidelity Life chief distribution officer Adrian Riminton. “With his passion for innovation and for building high performing teams, Simon has the ideal background to lead and grow our group risk offer.”
Millward is set to take up his role on April 23. He will join Riminton, head of professional development Trecia Brown and general manager, retail sales & key partnerships, Craig Winterburn.