Media release 6 July 2021 Ngāi Tahu Holdings, the investment arm of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, will take a $140 million, 24.9% stake* in Fidelity Life, further strengthening the life insurer’s New Zealand-owned credentials. Ngāi Tahu Holdin...
9 July 2021
Hot on the heels of announcing its acquisition of Westpac Life and a new strategic alliance with Westpac NZ, Fidelity Life has confirmed former SHARE and Swiss Re executive Bronwyn Kirwan as its new Chief Sales and Service Officer.
Bronwyn starts on 9 August and will report to chief executive Melissa Cantell.
Melissa says Bronwyn’s appointment is a crucial one as the company’s customer-led transformation progresses.
“Bronwyn’s deep insurance experience and technology credentials will be invaluable as our plans to diversify our channel mix and reach even more New Zealanders develop.
“As well as ensuring we keep delivering an exceptional experience to advisers, partners and customers, she’ll be leading our new strategic alliance with Westpac NZ.”
Since her beginnings as a financial adviser, Bronwyn has enjoyed a stellar career in the insurance industry, including distribution and market strategy roles with Zurich International and Swiss Re in the UK, Europe and Australia, and as CEO of financial adviser network SHARE in New Zealand.
Most recently Bronwyn has been leading iptiQ, Swiss Re’s disruptive digital insurer based in Sydney.
Media release 6 July 2021 Westpac Group has announced it will sell its New Zealand life insurance business, Westpac Life-NZ-Limited, to New Zealand’s largest locally owned life insurer, Fidelity Life, as part of a long-term strategic all...
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