Risk People as at 30 June 2016

New Appointments

Zurich restructures, appoints COO, COO and CTO resigns
Zurich is combining its life and non-life businesses, and in the process shuffling staff. A new chief operating officer role has been created, with Kristof Terryn appointed, meanwhile the current Zurich chief operations and technology officer, Robert Dickie, will step down by mutual agreement. A new global executive committee is comprised of Urban Angehrn, Jeff Dailey, Mike Foley, George Quinn, Cecilia Reyes and Gary Shaughnessy. 


Suncorp's chief risk and legal officer steps down
Anna Lenahan, Suncorp's chief risk and legal officer, has resigned to take up a position at the Commonwealth Bank this September. A replacement is being sought. 


AFA Adviser/Practice of the Year Award 2016
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and Zurich adviser and practice of the year award nominations are now open. The awards recognise leadership, innovation, customer-centricity and a commitment to professional excellence. Visit www.adviseroftheyear.com.au and www.practiceoftheyear.com.au for more information. 

AFA-Beddoes consumer choice preliminary award winners announced
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and the Beddoes Institute Consumer Choice Awards have the first set of preliminary winners. The awards are announced in November. 

  • BT Financial Group - Most Satisfied Claimants
  • TAL - Most Satisfied Policyholders, Best Policyholder Advocacy