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Research contradicts group risk claims crisis

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 16 JUN 2014
... Insurers have been carefully positioning the market for price hikes for some time now. In August 2013, TAL chief executive Jim Minto told Financial Standard that rising claims, particularly from people claiming total and permanent disability cover on ...

TAL maintains profits, amid record claims

STAFF WRITER  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAY 2014
... revenue rose 24% to $2.3 billion. Total claims for the period paid rose 38% to $885 million. TAL Group chief executive Jim Minto said: "In each year of the three years of full ownership by Dai-ichi Life, TAL has grown its underlying profit in what has ...

Gen Ys engaged with life insurance

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 17 FEB 2014
... they are more engaged in their financial affairs than they have been given credit for in the past," TAL chief executive Jim Minto said. "Younger generations are using technology to take matters into their own hands to seek out services and products to ...

TAL's profits take a beating

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 18 NOV 2013
... profits demonstrates the severity of the crisis currently plaguing the group life insurance market. TAL chief executive Jim Minto said that the entire industry was in a "period of adjustment." "The reporting season has revealed a higher level of claims ...

ASFA reshuffles board, appoints new chair

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2013
... Australia (ASFA) has appointed a new chair and two new members have joined its board of directors. TAL managing director Jim Minto is the board's new chair. Minto has been an ASFA director since November 2009 and chair of the Board Policy Committee since ...

TAL to disrupt 'status quo' with newly-created role

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 24 OCT 2013
... of products and services including mobile banking, teenage banking and card-less ATM withdrawals. TAL chief executive Jim Minto said the role is designed to ensure TAL continues to consider ideas and innovations. "Tim brings a wealth of experience as ...

Reporting season reveals insurance black spots

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2013
... than industry losses," said Alain NA(C)emeh, executive vice president for RGA's Australian and Canadian businesses. Jim Minto, chief executive of Australia's largest life company TAL, told Financial Standard that life companies have loosened their definitions ...

AIA tackles spike in mental illness-related claims

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2013
... of America (RGA) last month announced that it would no longer quote for TPDs through super funds. TAL chief executive Jim Minto was candid about the scale of the problem: "The industry has loosened up the definitions and the coverage too much, and the ...

Latest Financial Standard issue available on the iPad app

STAFF JOURNALIST  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2013
... issues discussed at this year's Financial Services Council conference and profile TAL Life Insurance managing director Jim Minto. You can read these articles on your iPad by downloading Financial Standard iPadA(C) app free from the App store, for a limited ...

TAL centralises customer service

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2013
... changing consumer behaviours and a continuing uncertain economic climate both nationally and globally, TAL chief executive Jim Minto said. "Transforming our operating model to realign our business systems, processes and culture around our customers will ...