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CFS, UniSuper win customer satisfaction nods

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
Colonial First State and UniSuper are the superannuation of choice for consumers, taking home the highest satisfaction ratings in Roy Morgan's annual awards. CFS received the Retail Super Fund of the Year nod in the 2020 Customer Satisfaction Awards ...

MAX Award winners crowned

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
Now in their 26 th year, the Financial Standard MAX Awards for 2021 were presented at an event at Luna Park, Sydney last night, recognising the exceptional efforts of marketing, advertising and distribution teams in financial services. Close to 300 ...

MLC Life appoints claims chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
MLC Life Insurance has appointed its new chief claims officer, who left QBE after more than 16 years with the insurer. On August 16, Andrew Beevors will take on the role of chief claims officer, reporting directly to chief executive Rodney Cook. Beevors ...

Fostering the ageing workforce

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
More women entering the workforce later in life and Australians delaying retirement has led to the doubling of those aged over 55 in the workforce and they could offset adverse economic impacts, according to CEPAR. The Centre of Excellence in Population ...

Chief economist update: Deflated expectations lift deflation expectations

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
Inflation? What inflation? We need inflation. While many, if not most, of its central bank peers - led by the Fed -- are pushing back against inflation concerns, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) cannot seem to drive growth in the country's consumer prices ...

New chief operating officer at Zurich

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
Zurich Financial Services welcomed a new operations chief overseeing life and investments, replacing industry veteran Gavin Pearce who has joined a global reinsurer. Effective this month, Hilary Bates became Zurich's chief operating officer of life ...

Life Code Compliance Committee chair named

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
The Financial Services Council and AFCA have jointly appointed Jan McClelland as chair of the Life Code Compliance Committee (LCCC). McClelland has extensive board experience and is currently deputy chancellor at the University of New England, chair ...

AIA executive joins MLC Life

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
AIA Australia's former head of deal completion has joined MLC Insurance as head of profitability and performance reporting. Piri Kularajah was at AIA for nearly two years and in his role was responsible for the completion of AIA's purchase of CommInsure ...

Concern for consumers ahead of YFYS

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021
After the Your Future, Your Super reforms were passed in the House of Representatives lawyers have expressed concern consumers may not understand the impact of the changes. Law firm Slater and Gordon warned that Australians could end up with less insurance ...

BT enhances LifeCENTRAL+

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021
BT's LifeCENTRAL+ can now produce quotes for financial advisers wanting to alter life insurance policies for clients in less than 10 minutes. BT has introduced a new self-service functionality for advisers, providing a quote for the most commonly requested ...
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