In an age of economic uncertainty it’s time for New Zealand businesses to be more ‘risk-savvy’ than ever. Kevin Kevany seeks advice from risk management experts.
If only one in 20 Kiwi small business owners/managers are doing it (and “it” is no longer simply “something to insure against” or to delegate to “someone else”) is it surprising the insightful boss of a leading credit agency is ringing the bell on the need for more risk awareness?
The age of relentless acceleration
Grant Milne, recently appointed country head of Marsh NZ, has seen many changes during his 23 years in the insurance industry, and led various growth initiatives, including the establishment of SME-oriented Marsh & McLennan Agency in New Zealand. He says the challenge is to continue to be innovative with products and services, to meet changing insurance needs and to help [business owners] manage these risks in the best way possible.