AIA New Zealand is delighted Doune Connett, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, was awarded the prestigious ANZIIF Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2021 New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards yesterday.
The Awards, hosted online by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF), recognised Doune’s extensive career and significant contribution to the New Zealand insurance industry.
“On behalf of the whole team at AIA NZ we are so enormously proud of Doune and her outstanding achievement,” says Sharron Botica, Acting CEO AIA NZ. “She brings so much to our business – both as an expert in her field and as an inspiring leader for our people. We couldn’t be happier that she has received this well-deserved recognition.”
“Doune has had an extensive career and contributed significantly to the New Zealand insurance industry over the past 37 years. She is widely – and deservedly - considered one of New Zealand’s foremost actuaries, and is an incredible asset to the AIA NZ team. Doune consistently strives to ensure the best outcomes for customers, and selflessly shares her expertise by mentoring those starting out in their careers. We know Doune was both humbled and delighted to receive her award.
“We would like to thank ANZIIF for recognising Doune with this wonderful accolade. We’d also like to acknowledge all the other outstanding finalists and winners, and the great work coming out of the NZ insurance and finance industry for customers,” says Sharron.