Your browser version is no longer supported, so you may experience issues while using this site.
Please upgrade to a current browser to enjoy the best experience.

Tony Arthur appointed as new Executive Manager Life Distribution

18 March 2024

Asteron Life has appointed Tony Arthur to the role of the Executive Manager (EM) Life Distribution.

Executive General Manager Life Grant Willis says Tony has a wealth of experience in strategic distribution leadership roles in financial services including the life insurance industry, and he takes the reins at a time Asteron continues to build on strong growth in new business.

‘Tony has a deep understanding of the New Zealand life market and coupled with years of experience in senior executive roles in retail banking distribution and marketing, he has a solid track record in strategic execution and building relationships,’ says Willis.

Tony Arthur

Willis says Asteron is experiencing strong growth in new business market share, and he’s looking forward to seeing Tony’s input build on this further.

‘I know our advisers and distributions partners will value Tony’s knowledge and breadth of experience, and our team will too. We look forward to him joining us,’ Willis says.

Tony comes to Suncorp New Zealand from his previous role leading Partners Life distribution, and prior to this, senior executive roles at BNZ leading retail, marketing and distribution.

‘I’m looking forward to joining such a customer centric business, where delivering value is clearly at the heart of everything the team does,’ says Arthur.

Tony commences his role with Asteron Life on 25 March 2024.


For more information, please contact


Media contact details

For all media enquiries please contact: 

Kimberley Cameron

Phone: 027 208 1268 

Email Kimberley