Fidelity Life makes key Otago / Southland sales appointment

Media release

22 February 2018

New Zealand’s largest locally-owned life insurer, Fidelity Life, has appointed David Telfer as its Otago and Southland Business Development Manager.

“The Otago and Southland economies continue to grow quickly and are very important regions for Fidelity Life. David’s appointment reinforces our commitment to the people and businesses located there,” says Fidelity Life Chief Distribution Officer Adrian Riminton.

Based in Queenstown, Mr Telfer has firsthand knowledge about the Otago and Southland regions and more than 10 years of sales and marketing experience, most recently as a life insurance adviser with financial adviser group AdviceFirst.

His previous experience includes Sales and Marketing Manager for Gibbston Valley Winery and Product Manager for industry training organisation Infratrain New Zealand.

“David’s knowledge of the life insurance industry, its products and sales disciplines are impressive, as his dynamic, fresh approach. David is a real asset to the Fidelity Life team as we continue to work towards our purpose of protecting New Zealanders’ way of life,” says Mr Riminton.

Mr Telfer joins Fidelity life on 12 March 2018.