UniMed has announced that a new CEO will be appointed in January 2021. Louise Zacest is set to take over from Dermot Martin, who is retiring after 30 years at UniMed. Zacest has held senior roles in different industries and is the current General Manager, Strategy and Partnerships at Healthcare New Zealand.
“He will be succeeded by Louise Zacest.
Zacest joins UniMed from Healthcare New Zealand, the country’s largest home and community service provider, where she has held senior executive positions, including acting Chief Executive.
She is currently General Manager, Strategy and Partnerships. Her previous health and insurance experience includes senior roles with Southern Cross, Tower Financial Service Group and Counties Manukau District Health Board.” Click here to read more
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nib: nib’s 2020 virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at 1pm (AEDT) on 5 November 2020 - note that we have five companies that have updated financial results in our tracking set for the life and health insurance sector, which will all be updated in the company information section of the Quarterly Life and Health Sector review due on 20 December
Long Covid a new problem for insurers to grapple with contrast this with our view: we think it is not too much of a problem provided we keep COVID-19 at bay.