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Disability income faces reckoning

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 30 APR 2021
... "disastrous consequences" and many of these policies are still in force charging large premiums. The current chair of Swiss Re Life & Health Australia told insurers to get their act together and provide a solution by the end of the year - or else face ...

Chief economist: Of capital gains taxes, COVID-19 and climate change

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... crisis and the need for immediate action to reverse its negative impact. The Australian Financial Review (AFR) cites a Swiss Re report reporting that "the effects of climate change can be expected to shave 11% to 14% off global economic output by 2050 ...

ClearView bolsters team

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021
... where he was chief risk officer for Australia and head of research. Prior to that, he was corporate actuarial manager at Swiss Re and chief actuary at ANZ Wealth. "Given my background and experience, I can bring the perspectives of risk management, product ...

Mercer adds investment, superannuation experts

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021
... and remuneration." Meanwhile, Jim Minto will join the board of Mercer Superannuation. Minto is currently the chair of Swiss Re and Partners Life, and sits on the boards of the National Disability Insurance Agency and Dai-ichi Life Asia Pacific. Just ...

Trading platform names new chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021
... in executive roles based in Singapore, the US and UK. Her prior experience includes working at Willis Towers Watson, Swiss Re and Brown Shipley. SelfWealth also appointed managing director Rob Edgley as chair, replacing Tony Lally, who will remain on ...

Colonial First State names head of insurance

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... months as head of group pricing. He brings more than 20 years' experience in insurance, having also held senior roles with Swiss Re and Hannover Life Re Australasia. He also spent over five years at MLC working across group life, retail, and direct life ...

UBS appoints new sector heads for equities

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020
UBS has named new sector heads for its sell-side equities coverage, including a hire from Credit Suisse. Andrew Adams will lead UBS's coverage of insurance and diversified financials. Adams has worked at Credit Suisse for the last 10 years, covering ...

AIA Australia appoints behavioural economics lead

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
The life insurer has appointed a head of behavioural economics and design, hiring from Swiss Re. Alison Mclean moved into the role on July 1 and is a part of the AIA Australia strategy team, which reports to AIA Australia's chief strategy officer ...

Former CBA, MLC executive joins reinsurer

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 6 FEB 2020
A former CommInsure and MLC executive has returned to Australia to lead local client solutions for a global reinsurer. Martyn Gilling has been appointed head of client solutions at Pacific Life Re Australia, in a role that will see him assume responsibility ...

Industry fund secures stake in asset manager

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2019
... the $4.2 billion firm's first international investor. Other shareholders include Baumann & Cie, Raiffeisen Switzerland, Swiss Re Foundation and Vontobel Beteiligungen AG, in addition to private investors. "Christian Super and responsAbility have both ...
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