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Zurich reorganises to ‘enhance broker focus’

27 November 2018

Zurich Australia has shaken up its leadership structure to “strengthen and enhance its core focus on the commercial intermediated insurance market”...

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QBE cuts key managers in major restructure

15 November 2018

QBE has made “a number of roles” redundant in its Australian business as it moves to a new divisional structure…

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QBE brings operations together to cut costs

31 October 2018

QBE is carving up its Singapore-based Asia Pacific division and merging it with its other existing divisions…

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Steadfast acquires Australia’s largest AR network

9 October 2018

Steadfast has announced the acquisition of IAG-owned authorised representative group Community Broker Network for an undisclosed sum…

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Insurers fight misconduct accusations

3 October 2018

Insurers have hit back at allegations of misconduct made during the Hayne royal commission hearings…

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Key royal commission document released early

26 September 2018

The Hayne royal commission will consider whether the current regulatory regime for insurance is “adequate to minimise consumer detriment”, documents released today reveal…

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Marsh & McLennan to buy rival JLT

18 September 2018

Marsh & McLennan Companies says it will buy UK-based rival broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group for a cash consideration equivalent to $US5.6 billion…

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John Neal to lead Lloyd's

8 September 2018

Former QBE boss John Neal has been appointed Lloyd’s CEO, and will start on October 15...

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Frank Costigan heads to QBE

6 September 2018

Youi CEO Frank Costigan will join QBE in November as EGM Consumer & Retail Partnerships…

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Cover–More confirms CEO exit

6 September 2018

Mike Emmett is stepping down from his position as CEO of Zurich-owned travel insurer Cover-More and will leave the company by the end of the year…

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Chubb wins NIBA Insurer of the Year award

4 September 2018

Chubb has been named General Insurer of the Year at the National Insurance Brokers Association Convention in Hobart today...

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Searles announces AUB exit

27 August 2018

AUB Group CEO and MD Mark Searles will leave the broking and risk solutions network next year to pursue a “non-executive career”…

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Suncorp to sell life business for $725 million

9 August 2018

Suncorp will sell its Australian life insurance business to TAL Dai-ichi Life for about $725 million after announcing early last year that it was reviewing the future of the business…

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QBE sells travel insurance business for $25 million

3 August 2018

QBE has agreed to sell its Australian travel insurance business to nib holdings limited in a deal worth up to $25 million…

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Zurich announces new CEO

6 July 2018

Zurich has appointed Tim Plant as CEO General Insurance Australia and New Zealand, effective from August 7…

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Allianz scoops Mansfield Awards

6 July 2018

Allianz Australia has won the Gold Mansfield Award for excellence in claims-handling…

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IAG offloads operations in Thailand, Indonesia

19 June 2018

IAG has agreed to sell its operations in Thailand and Indonesia to Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co for about $525 million, and will also exit Vietnam in a separate deal after earlier this year announcing a review of its Asian businesses…

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BHSI appoints new Australasia president

4 June 2018

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has appointed Mark Lingafelter as Australasia President…

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Insurance House sells stake to aid growth

22 May 2018

An investment group led by former AMP CEO Paul Batchelor has taken a “significant minority interest” in Melbourne-based Insurance House Group…

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Former IAG CEO takes helm at AMP

20 April 2018

Former IAG CEO Mike Wilkins has been appointed acting CEO at AMP, following the resignation of Craig Meller…

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