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APRA, ASIC release life insurance stats
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 20 OCT 2020
... AMP, CommInsure, MLC and Zurich were all above that average (CommInsure had the highest claims acceptance rate at 89%). Asteron, OnePath, TAL and Westpac were below the industry average. OnePath had the slowest average claim time among the insurers ...
MS sufferer fights CommInsure definition
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 11 SEP 2020
... report confirming a diagnosis of MS, why would you have to go to a second neurologist?" Giles was surprised to see that Asteron Life was the only life insurer Financial Standard found which made reference to the McDonald criteria in its definition of ...
Hostplus exec jumps to First State
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... benefits manager, northern region and corporate benefits client relations and strategy manager. She has also held roles at Asteron and Plum. In confirming the departure, Hostplus' group executive, member experience Paul Watson thanked Wood for her ...
PPS Mutual bolsters distribution
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... years. Previously, he was a director and financial adviser and earlier spent more than 11 years is distribution roles for Asteron Life. Hopwood said it had been "great" to welcome Tang on board. "I'm confident his considerable experience within both ...
TAL reviews life distribution team
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
... to better reflect the evolving shape and size of the Australian life insurance market and the recent integration of the Asteron Life business," the spokesperson said. TAL has since reviewed a number of business unit structures to align them with its ...
ASIC eyes claims handling
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019
... insurers who performed particularly badly in ASIC's review. "We found concerningly high decline rates for two insurers: Asteron, which used to be known as Suncorp, and Westpac. These two insurers declined one in three claims," she said. ASIC's report ...
PPS Mutual bolsters leadership
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
Specialist insurer PPS Mutual announced two senior appointments from ANZ Wealth and Asteron Life. Steve Salter has been appointed state manager for Western Australia and South Australia and David Lowe steps into a senior underwriter position. Salter ...
NEOS grows sales teams
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUL 2019
... in July as a business development manager, representing South Australia and Northern Territory. He was most recently at Asteron, working in a similar role for over eight years. Prior to Asteron, Bridgland worked at MLC Life and Trilogy Financial Services. ...
KPMG names life insurance lead
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
... Zealand, South Africa and Japan. Between 2004 and 2007, she was chief financial officer and appointed actuary at life insurer Asteron, and was a director at Tillinghast-Towers Perrin. Blight-Johnston has held directorships at the Financial Services Council ...
TAL restructures retail arm, announces job cuts
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
... making major changes to its retail business that will make some jobs redundant after reviewing its recent acquisition of Asteron, Suncorp's Australian life insurance business. Realigning the retail businesses will consequently reduce headcount across ...
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