Acting Chief Executive Officer, Allianz Partners
Kevin Blyth is the Acting Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer with Allianz Partners in New Zealand, where he has been for the past three years. Prior to that, Kevin spent just under 2 years as the COO at AIA and 11 years at AMP, where he held a number of predominantly operational roles, while also working across product management and projects.
While at AMP, in his role of Operations Integration Lead, Kevin planned and then rolled out the integration of the AMP and AXA operational teams following that acquisition. Kevin’s operational career in NZ has primarily revolved around life and health insurance along with savings and investments, including setting up AMP’s operational team for KiwiSaver (New Zealand’s work-based superannuation scheme).
At Allianz Partners, his focus is predominantly on travel insurance, inbound student healthcare and even Pet insurance. Before moving to New Zealand 23 years ago, he spent 12 years in British Military Intelligence, serving in various locations including Germany, Cyprus, Bosnia and the UK.