Delta prepares for global growth opportunities

Insurance Business reports on the announcement of key new appointments. Delta Insurance Group has restructured its senior management team to prepare for a major growth push in 2021. The changes see current Delta Insurance New Zealand Ltd CEO Craig Kirk appointed into a new role as Director for Underwriting Operations for the wider Delta Group, … [Read more…]

What is the difference between an underwriting agent and an insurer?

Delta Insurance is a New Zealand underwriting agent with expertise in technology and cyber cover, and according to CEO Craig Kirk, such companies are often founded by insurance professionals who find themselves disillusioned by working for major corporates. He says founders are usually looking to establish themselves in a niche space, and to be nimble … [Read more…]

New Chief Operating Officer Kent Chaplin taking Delta to another level

Insurance Business article announces new appointment Homegrown kiwi insurance company Delta Group has expanded its management team appointing current Advisory Board member Kent Chaplin as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to support its global growth plans. Group managing director Ian Pollard says the decision to appoint a COO arose from Delta’s strategic planning sessions in late … [Read more…]

Ian talks pandemics, new risks, yoga and wellbeing on Newstalk ZB

Heather Du Plessis-Allan discusses pandemics, reputations, new risks, yoga and wellbeing with Managing Director Ian Pollard. ______ Ian Pollard, Managing Director of Delta Insurance is with us now. Hi Ian. Hi there Heather … how’re you doing? Very well thank you. I want to talk to you about pandemic insurance … are you guys offering … [Read more…]

Cyber crime skyrockets alongside remote working

Ksenia Stepanova from Insurance Business speaks to MD Ian Pollard about the cyber perils of working from home COVID-19 restrictions across the globe have meant a skyrocketing rate of people working from home, and, according to cyber security company InPhySec, cyber crime and ransomware attacks have also grown in tandem at an alarming rate. InPhySec’s … [Read more…]

Delta expands personal cyber offering internationally

Delta Insurance Group has signed an agreement with London-based specialty Lloyd’s-of-London reinsurance brokers Prospect Insurance Brokers to market and distribute Delta’s Personal Cyber Insurance product outside of Asia-Pacific.  Delta Group Chairman and Managing Director Ian Pollard says the agreement means the company’s Personal Cyber (PerCy) insurance offering will shortly be available in the UK and … [Read more…]

‘Back to office’ strategies of APAC insurers

Asian Insurance Review journalist Ranamita Chakraborty interviews MD Ian Pollard on Delta’s ‘back to office’ strategies in light of the second wave of Covid-19. At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, insurers were grappling with ensuring their digital operations ran smoothly. Now, as containment measures have eased, they are devising ‘back to office’ strategies keeping … [Read more…]