TAL appoints General Manager, Corporate Strategy and M&A

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TAL, Australia’s leading specialist life insurer, has announced that industry stalwart Brad Clarke has joined the company in the newly-created role of General Manager, Corporate Strategy and M&A.  Mr Clarke will work with the managing director, Jim Minto, and the company’s senior management to continue to enhance the corporate strategy.   He joins TAL from Oliver Wyman,

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TAL continues strong performance

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Half yearly financial results show that Australia’s leading specialist life insurance company, TAL, continues to perform strongly.  The results, released by TAL’s ultimate Japanese parent, Dai-ichi Life, show that TAL’s revenue on a Japanese GAAP reported basis rose 9% to $1.195 billion for the six months to 31 September 2012 compared to the same period

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TAL named AB&F Magazine Life Insurance Company of the Year for second year running

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TAL, Australia’s leading specialist life insurer, won Life Insurance Company of the Year at last night’s AB&F Magazine 2012 Awards ceremony in Sydney.  TAL Managing Director Jim Minto, who accepted the award on behalf of the company, said the award recognises TAL’s leadership and innovation in bringing multi-channel insurance to market in Australia.  “We are

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TAL Retail appoints new product and marketing head

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TAL Retail, a division of life insurance company TAL, has appointed Greg Johnson as Head of Product and Marketing. Mr Johnson comes to TAL from the Aussie Group, where he was Head of Product and prior to Aussie worked at CBA in both group and retail banking functions.  He has a broad background in product,

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What does Female Excellence look like in 2012? Like this…#3

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Excellence in advice is more than just providing quality advice, it’s about going over and beyond your call of duty to provide the support and living tools people need – often to survive. For female excellence in advice, the role doesn’t end as the client walks out the door, it’s an ongoing relationship of advice,

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What does Female Excellence look like in 2012? Like this…#2

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Excellence in advice is more than just providing quality advice, it’s about going over and beyond your call of duty to provide the support and living tools people need – often to survive. For female excellence in advice, the role doesn’t end as the client walks out the door, it’s an ongoing relationship of advice,

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What does Female Excellence look like in 2012? Like this…

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Excellence in advice is more than just providing quality advice, it’s about going over and beyond your call of duty to provide the support and living tools people need – often to survive. For female excellence in advice, the role doesn’t end as the client walks out the door, it’s an ongoing relationship of advice,

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TAL/AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award program gains momentum

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TAL has delivered a series of professional development master classes to support its 2012 Female Excellence in Advice Award program. More than 145 participants took part in the Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney master classes on 5 June, 6 June and 7 June (respectively). The master classes were conducted by Babette Bensoussan – an internationally recognised strategy

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TAL delivers solid performance

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Life insurance company TAL Ltd (formerly known as TOWER Australia) delivered a solid performance over the year to 31 March 2012. In statements released by TAL’s ultimate Japanese parent, Dai-ichi Life, the Australian business reported net profit after tax increased 25 per cent to $93 million for the year ending 31 March 2012 compared to

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TAL and AFA launch 2012 Female Excellence in Advice Award

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TAL, in conjunction with the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), launched the Female Excellence in Advice Award – now in its second consecutive year – at The Deck bar, Sydney. The Award recognises female financial advisers who are making a significant contribution to their profession, their community and their clients. It is an important initiative

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