New Management Appointments for BSP Life
The Managing Director of BSP Life (Fiji) Limited, Mr Michael Nacola, today announced two new senior management appointments, Head of Distribution – Mr. George Kotobalavu and Head of Business Development – Mr. Shaun Corrie. George, a well-known dynamic leader and business professional, has over 20 years of experience in sales and strategic management. Prior to this role, George was the General Manager Sales at Fiji Kava Limited and was instrumental in expanding the local and global reach of the brand. George has held various leadership roles in sales, marketing and business development; successfully delivering major projects with previous employers including Mobil, Fiji Water and Vodafone Fiji.
He completed a Master’s in Business Administration and Bachelor of Technology with the University of the South Pacific (USP). Shaun’s experience spans over 20 years with BSP Life and Colonial. He brings to this newly developed role a wealth of experience from prior internal roles in insurance operations and sales. Shaun was previously the Business Relationship Manager at the BSP Life Suva City Sales Unit. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts Degree from USP with a double major in Economics and Management. Shaun recently completed the Leadership Fiji program and is a current member of the Fiji Human Resources Institute.
In making the announcement Mr Nacola said, “We are delighted to welcome George to the BSP Life family and congratulate Shaun for his well-deserved promotion.” “George comes with great experience and strong corporate networks and has the right expertise to help us realise the tremendous growth opportunities in the market. Shaun has great passion towards his work and has contributed significantly towards BSP Life’s business over the years. Together they will add significant strength to our already well-established Distribution and Marketing team” Mr Nacola added, “BSP Life continues its transformation journey to cement our position as the leading Life and Health insurance brand in Fiji.
We have an aggressive growth and innovation strategy that is designed to deliver enhanced value for customers, increase the penetration of life and health insurance in Fiji, and support Fiji’s economic growth. Covid-19 has not distracted us from fulfilling this purpose. To deliver on our ambitious plans, we need leaders with the right balance of experience, qualifications, dynamism, and high work ethic. Our new leaders meet these criteria and we are confident they will add immediate value, elevating our sales and service capability.” Mr Nacola concluded, “It is extremely pleasing to make these local appointments showcasing the talent and capability of our people. We have 100% local talent within the BSP Life Group, making a difference in our communities each day, a feat we are very proud of.”