Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Sovereign announces new Corporate Sales Manager
Michael Hewes has been appointed Sovereign’s Corporate Sales Manager.
Michael brings nearly two decades of experience in the New Zealand insurance industry to the role, including six years
as Sovereign’s Marketing Manager – Risk (1996-2003).
“We are delighted that Michael is returning to Sovereign to take on such a pivotal role,” says Sovereign’s General
Manager Corporate Distribution, Bernie McCrea.
“He has an impressive track record in leadership, financial and people management and strategic planning, as well as in
sales and marketing. His wide experience in the New Zealand industry, including at Sovereign, will make him a great
asset to us.”
Michael began his insurance career in 1994, as a relationship manager in the financial services brokerage Financial
Fitness. He has since held key positions in several New Zealand insurance companies – Sovereign, Suncorp Life and
AIA/AIG – covering a wide spectrum from sales and marketing to risk management, business development and actuarial