Suncorp is on the lookout for more partnerships that benefit brokers and customers.
“I think the opportunities for partnership are boundless,” CEO Customer Marketplace Pip Marlow told the Suncorp Synergy forum for intermediaries.
“There are no boundaries here if we think about embracing the technology and embracing the pace of change and doing things in the right way.”
Ms Marlow says a recent deal with financial advisory group Yellow Brick Broad offers another way to extend distribution, while the Suncorp Benefits program has teamed with a range of suppliers to offer discounts and rewards. “We are working with one of our [insurance] brokers right now to r...
Collective Insurance Brokers plans to tap rising demand for specialist expertise in the growing strata sector, using a shared-equity model.
MD Jason Starr-Thomas says the business will enter joint-venture partnerships with strata managers, which will then operate as authorised representatives of Collective.
“In that way, the strata manager has an interest in the brokerage servicing their clients,” he told insuranceNEWS.com.au.
Collective started trading in May, with Steadfast as an investor. It has won customers in NSW, the ACT and Queensland. Mr Starr-Thomas was previously head of marketing at Steadfast-owned underwriting agency CHU, which specialises in...