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IBANZ - Denis Orme appointed as CEO.

9 February 2005

IBANZ – Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand Announces the appointment of Denis Orme as their first CEO.

In making the announcement President Robert Martin said: “Denis brings to us twenty years international and several years New Zealand commercial experience, and is passionate about Business being the Engine of New Zealand. We see through him a clear focus of our broker members being able to add greater value to their client’s business.

Additionally, Denis has heavy experience at senior management and CEO levels and will make a significant contribution in improving the professionalism of brokers through the IBANZ initiatives in member education and a code of practice in particular.”

Denis ORME -- FAIBF & FNZIM Cited in Who’s Who in Industry and Finance and Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders has been heavily recruited by start-up businesses through to Fortune 500 companies to focus strategy, implement marketing plans and deliver improved profitability.

He is a former board member of EMA (Northern), NZIM (Northern) and current President of the Turnaround Management Association in New Zealand.

Denis was recently the repositioning CEO of Bartercard New Zealand, which ranks #1 in the world, out of sixteen Bartercard countries.

He is a frequent seminar and workshop presenter and the author of over thirty published business white papers and two books: Lessons From Leadership Failures: The Greenfields Approach and The Impassioned Leader.


The Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand will commence on April 1st, and is a merger of two existing organisations the Independent Insurance Brokers Association and the Corporation of Insurance Brokers Association.

In consolidating into a single industry body IBANZ will have the strength, support and infrastructure to meet future challenges and opportunities in the insurance, financial services and risk management areas of which brokers are a part. Specifically:

Education programs to lift the knowledge of brokers. A Code of Practice – to improve professionalism. A unified voice to government and the public in financial services, risk management and insurance areas – representation and advocacy. Enhanced negotiating power with underwriters. Purchasing power as an aggregator to brokers. Development of industry standards.


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