Three Senior Hires at MLC Life Insurance


MLC Life Insurance has appointed three experienced business development managers to its Northern Region Retail Distribution team.

The insurer says the three new senior appointments, Arthur Tang in Queensland, and Mat Amanovich and Adam Read in New South Wales, will be instrumental in executing the company’s distribution strategy.

Arthur Tang

Michael Rogers, Chief Individual Insurance Officer for MLC Life Insurance says the appointments will “…boost our strength and experience and deliver quality interactions for our partners.”  He adds that financial advisers have always been key partners for the company.

“Bringing in experienced industry professionals means we can continue to focus on delivering a total customer experience to our partners, and these hires are the next step in underlining the improvements in our adviser experience and part of our ongoing commitment to the health and success of the financial advice industry.”

Mat Amanovich

MLC Life Insurance says the new hires “…add to an already strong bench with runs on the board.”

Michael Downey, General Manager of Distribution for MLC Life Insurance says the sales team “…has already doubled our new sales market share and we’re excited for these new appointments to continue that trajectory.”

He adds that in Tang, Amanovich and Read “…we have three seasoned leaders in our industry, they’ll be a crucial part of our sales strategy which is focused on new business growth, building out our key partnerships and driving a culture of excellence.”

Adam Read

Read brings to MLC Life Insurance more than 23 years of diversified financial services experience, including at Westpac and BT.

Amanovich has almost a decade of experience working in financial services including business development roles at multiple leading insurers and financial institutions, most recently at ClearView.

Ben Deslongrais

Rounding out the team in Queensland, Tang brings more than two decades of experience in financial services, having undertaken business and practice development roles with several leading insurers and financial institutions.

MLC Life Insurance also announced that long-time team member Ben Deslongrais will take up a promotion in Victoria, adding to the Southern Distribution team. Deslongrais has been working at the insurer for 13 years and in a business development role since 2017.