MLC Life Insurance appoints Chief Financial Officer

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MLC Life Insurance has appointed Kent Griffin as its new Chief Financial Officer, reporting directly to Acting Chief Executive Officer, Sean McCormack, as a member of his Leadership Team. Kent will lead both the finance and actuarial teams at MLC Life Insurance. He will have accountability for financial management and internal audit strategies, systems, controls […]

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MLC Life Insurance announce change of CEO and Managing Director

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CEO and Managing Director of MLC Life Insurance, David Hackett, has decided to step down from his role and will be leaving MLC Life Insurance. The MLC Limited Board supports his decision. The Board appreciates David’s strong commitment and contribution to MLC Life Insurance. This has included leading, as the first CEO, its establishment as […]

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New whitepaper benchmarks the cost of life insurance advice

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A new MLC Life Insurance commissioned whitepaper into the cost and efficiency of life insurance advice reveals risk advisers must examine their cost base to be sustainable in a reduced commission environment. With maximum upfront commissions decreasing to 60% (plus GST) for new life insurance policies from 1 January 2020 as part of the Life […]

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MLC Life Insurance to waive premiums for customers impacted by bushfires

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MLC Life Insurance has announced relief measures for customers facing hardship arising from the bushfires in NSW and QLD. From today, MLC Life Insurance will waive premiums for up to three months for affected retail insurance customers. Customers can contact us at any time from now until the end of February 2020 about the offer […]

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MLC Life Insurance boosts its group insurance credentials with new appointment

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MLC Life Insurance continues to bolster its focus on group insurance with the appointment of Andrea Forbes, Executive Lead – Relationship Management, Group Insurance. Ms Forbes, the former Director of the Commercial Policy and Risk team at NSW Treasury, has today joined MLC Life Insurance and will report directly to Sean McCormack, Chief of Group […]

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Nearly half of Australians have heard of the Protecting Your Super reforms

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Just over a month since the Australian Government implemented its Protecting Your Super (PYS) reform package, new research commissioned by MLC Life Insurance reveals that nearly half (48%) of Australian superfund members have heard of the reform. These results come after a significant industry-wide campaign to raise awareness of the changes to life insurance inside […]

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MLC Life Insurance signifies strong focus on group insurance with new hire

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MLC Life Insurance has reinforced its focus in growing its group insurance business with the appointment of Sean Williamson as Executive Lead, New Business for Group Insurance. Sean’s main responsibility will be to create new growth opportunities as it relates to group distribution, the industry fund sector and large corporate market, while maintaining a focus on […]

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Maritime Super appoints MLC Life Insurance as group insurer

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MLC Life Insurance has been appointed as Maritime Super’s new group insurer, following an extensive tender process. Effective from 1 July 2019, MLC Life Insurance will provide Maritime Super’s members with cover for death, total and permanent disablement as well as income protection. Maritime Super is the largest industry fund for maritime workers and is […]

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MLC Life Insurance celebrates anniversary of Mental Health Navigator service

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On the anniversary of the launch of Mental Health Navigator, more than 100 MLC Life Insurance customers have now used the service to help improve a mental health condition. In May 2018, MLC Life Insurance expanded its exclusive partnership with Best Doctors to launch Mental Health Navigator, a service which provides customers and their immediate family […]

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MLC Life Insurance named Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

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MLC Life Insurance is honoured to be awarded the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) Employer of Choice citation for gender equality. MLC Life Insurance is one of 140 organisations across Australia to receive the citation, which is awarded to organisations that meet rigorous standards in workplace gender equality. David Hackett, CEO, MLC Life Insurance said: […]

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