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New chief operating officer at Zurich

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
... the lead operations role following the acquisition by Zurich. He previously held senior roles at ING Australia, TOWER, MetLife and AMP. SGLA chief executive Dion Russell commented: "We are absolutely thrilled to have someone of Gavin's calibre leading ...

Cost of group insurance declines

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
... $2000-$9000 for the same age groups. The largest group insurance players based on member numbers are TAL (37%), AIA (22%) and MetLife (14%). ASIC estimates that 86% of superannuation members with insurance are on the default settings. "Many superannuation ...

Raiz acquires superannuation platform

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 APR 2021
... shares and cash) while about 26% was invested in Superestate residential property fund as at June 2020. The fund uses MetLife for death and terminal illness and YourCover for total and permanent disability and income protection. The custodian is Sandhurst ...

Pandemic spurs advice, insurance rethink

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2021
... Australians to review their life insurance cover and seek the help of a financial adviser. This is according to the annual MetLife Adviser-Client Relationship Report, which reveals that over 40% of the participants it canvassed were more likely to see ...

MetLife expands virtual health service

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
MetLife Australia has partnered with a healthcare provider to expand its virtual services for financial advisers. Teladoc Health will provide holistic health management via MetLife's 360Health program. Virtual services will include mental health assistance ...

Risk inflows stagnant, satisfaction varies

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
... impacted by super fund insurance mandate movements, with BT/Asgard Super moving from Westpac to AIA, Qantas Super from MLC to MetLife, Telstra Super from TAL to MLC, EnergySuper from MLC to OnePath and AFLPA from AMP to OnePath all occurring over 2020," ...

MetLife announces suite of product changes

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021
MetLife has made a range of product changes, attempting to address concerns about rising premiums. The insurer will now offer a three-year rate guarantee for all lump sum retail products. For the first three years of a new retail policy, MetLife will ...

MetLife appoints former Premier

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 MAR 2021
MetLife Australia has announced the appointment of head of external affairs and public policy, hiring from the Finance Sector Unit (FSU). Nathan Rees is set to take on the new role at MetLife leaving his previous position at the FSU where he was the ...

Celebrating women in financial services

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
... kids interrupt on a Zoom call. I think that has brought down the walls many of us have up. Fifita Ngaue, head of claims, MetLife Australia Q: Why did you choose a career in financial services? A: My parents were a big influence on why I landed in financial ...

ASIC takes Statewide Super to court

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... accounts of 1300 members who did not hold cover. Statewide's group insurer, both during the relevant period and now, is MetLife Australia. Though Statewide became aware of the mischarges in May 2018, it did not notify members nor did it act to prevent ...