Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Fidelity Life grows board of directors with new appointment

Fidelity Life grows board of directors with new appointment

Respected figure in the trans-Tasman insurance industry Roger Garrett has been appointed to the Board of New Zealand owned insurance company Fidelity Life Assurance Company Limited.

Mr Garrett has held a number of senior actuarial and management roles in both New Zealand and Australia. He is well known in the life insurance sector from his time as Chief Executive of NZI Life in New Zealand, as well as more recently in his role as Head of Life Operations with Munich Reinsurance Group, based in Australia.

He has extensive experience in life insurance across Australasia, especially through his role with Munich Reinsurance where he was involved in the negotiation and operation of a variety of partnerships with insurers across the region.

Mr Garrett also has considerable governance experience. He is currently a director and chair of the risk committee of TAL Life Australia, formerly TOWER Life Australia, and is a non-executive director with the New Zealand Police Welfare Fund. He has also consulted to the New Zealand Reserve Bank.

Chairman Ian Braddock said the appointment of Mr Garrett takes the Board to six directors and will bring fresh new perspective for the business as the company continues through an exciting period of growth and change.

“Roger brings extensive experience in the insurance industry to the Board. We’re very pleased to have his knowledge join the company at this time as we continue our focus on cementing our position as a leader in the life risk sector in New Zealand.”

ends

About Fidelity Life

Fidelity Life was founded in 1973 to provide life insurance products through financial advisers. Forty years on Fidelity Life remains the country’s largest 100% New Zealand-owned, controlled and operated Life Insurance Company. Fidelity Life employs over 250 staff and has offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

The company offers a full range of innovative insurance and investment products specifically designed for New Zealanders that includes personal protection, business insurance and investment options.

www.fidelitylife.co.nz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Genetics: New Heat Tolerant Cow Developed

Hamilton, New Zealand-based Dairy Solutionz Ltd has led an expert genetics team to develop a new dairy cow breed conditioned to thrive in lower elevation tropical climates and achieve high milk production under heat stress. More>>

Fractals: Thousands More Business Cards Needed To Build Giant Sponge

New Zealand is taking part in a global event this weekend to build a Menger Sponge using 15 million business cards but local organisers say they are thousands of business cards short. More>>

Scoop Business: NZ Net Migration Rises To Annual Record In September

New Zealand’s annual net migration rose to a record in September, beating government forecasts, as the inflow was spurred by student arrivals from India and Kiwis returning home from Australia. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Fletcher To Close Its Christchurch Insulation Plant, Cut 29 Jobs

Fletcher Building, New Zealand’s largest listed company, will close its Christchurch insulation factory, as it consolidates its Tasman Insulations operations in a “highly competitive market”. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Novartis Adds Nine New Treatments Under Pharmac Deal

Novartis New Zealand, the local unit of the global pharmaceuticals firm, has added nine new treatments in a far-ranging agreement with government drug buying agency, Pharmac. More>>

ALSO:

Crown Accounts: English Wary On Tax Take, Could Threaten Surplus

Finance Minister Bill English is warning the tax take may come in below forecast in the current financial year, as figures released today confirm it was short by nearly $1 billion in the year to June 30 and English warned of the potential impact of slumping receipts from agricultural exports. More>>

ALSO:

Auckland Outage: Power Mostly Restored Overnight

Vector wishes to advise that all but 324 customers have been restored overnight. These customers are spread throughout the network in small pockets. The main St Johns feeder was restored around midnight allowing most of the customers in all affected areas to have power this morning. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand

Mosh Social Media
 
More RSS  RSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news