Risk People as at 16 June 2016

New Appointments

MLC Appoints Sales GM
Russell Hannah has been appointed as the general manager of retail advised insurance sales at MLC, a newly-created position. Hannah is back at MLC after moving across to BT for a stint. 


AFA Launches Consumer-based Award for Life Insurers
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has launched a new award, the Consumer Choice Award, based on feedback from consumers. The award has been put together with the Beddoes Institute providing the research from industry-wide customer experience benchmarking studies from earlier in 2016, The Life Insurance Industry Performance Barometer. Winners are to be announced in November, with preliminary awards announced sooner. 

Special Mention

Martin Senn, the former global chief executive of Zurich and much loved friend, husband and father, has died at age 59.