Andy Marshall appointed to strategic sales role

Zurich Financial Services Australia Limited (Zurich) announced today that Mr Andy Marshall has been appointed to the national role of Head of Sales Strategies and Research, Life Risk.

In this role Mr Marshall will be responsible for developing, promoting and delivering Zurich’s life insurance proposition in conjunction with distribution partners and research houses.

Mr Marshall previously held the role of Regional Manager, Life Risk for Zurich in Victoria and has more than 20 years financial services experience across a range of roles, including sales management, staff development and underwriting plus seven years as a financial planner.

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Mr Philip Kewin, General Manager – Retail, Life & Investments, said “Andy’s extensive background in sales coaching, strategic marketing and presenting, combined with his deep technical knowledge and extensive social media presence make him a perfect fit for this pivotal role”.

“Andy is passionate about working with advisers and comes to the role fresh from overseeing record sales growth for Zurich in Victoria and Tasmania; the fact that we are able to promote internally to such a senior position speaks volumes about the depth of our team.”

Mr Marshall replaces Marc Fabris, who was promoted to the global role of Head of New Distribution for Zurich late last year.

According to Mr Kewin, “Zurich’s Life & Investments business had a fantastic year in 2013, achieving record levels of growth at a challenging time for the industry. We look forward to building on that momentum in 2014 and we are well positioned to do that with the teams we have in place and now, with the appointment of Andy to this role.”


For further information contact:

Richard Dunkerley
Head of Marketing and Communications,
Zurich Life & Investments
Phone: +61 2 9995 1127

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in more than 170 countries. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at