Risk People as at 14 May 2019

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ANZ hires extra remediation team staff
ANZ has boosted its remediation team by 50 per cent in an attempt to quickly deal with refunds, and get the money back to customers faster. ANZ has almost $700 million in remediation provisions to review and get back to customers.

Insurtech Australia appoints new CEO
One of its founding partners, Rita Yates, has been appointed as chief executive of Insurtech Australia. Yates takes over from Simon O’Dell, who is moving into the role of chair.


TAL cutting jobs, restructuring
TAL’s retail channel is set to lose a lot of staff after a restructure post-Asteron-Life acquisition. Asteron’s retail products will be removed from the market for new applications from 1 July, meaning that the total number of roles required drops down.


Women in Finance Awards - nominations now open
The third annual Women in Finance Awards is now accepting nominations for the 2018 awards. Outstanding women in the accounting, mortgage, finance, fintech and superannuation industries can be nominated - nominate yourself or a woman you know.

NIBA Young Professional Broker of the Year Award Finalists named for VIC/TAS
The National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) has announced the Victorian/Tasmanian Young Professional Broker of the Year regional finalists:

  • Nick Daffy, PNO Insurance

  • Pat Musngi, Gallagher

  • Alyssa Sanfilippo, Bovill Risk and Insurance Consultants