Ian Clancy appointed Chief Operating Officer at Fidelity Life

Ian Clancy appointed Chief Operating Officer at Fidelity Life

10 May 2021

Fidelity Life has appointed Ian Clancy to its Executive team in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.

Ian starts his new role on 17 May and will report to Chief Executive Melissa Cantell.

Melissa says the Chief Operating Officer role is all about accelerating Fidelity Life’s customer-led transformation.

“Ian will focus on setting us up to successfully deliver all the exciting plans we have to reimagine life insurance for New Zealanders. This means Ian’s accountable for bringing our transformation strategy to life, and also for our high performance culture, which will ensure we’re agile, adaptive and ready to transform.  We’re delighted to have someone of Ian’s calibre joining our team.”

Ian has extensive experience leading large operations and major transformation programmes. He joins Fidelity Life following seven years at IAG NZ, and has held senior roles across the financial services industry in New Zealand, Australia and the UK, including with Fisher & Paykel Finance and Royal Bank of Canada. 

Ian Clancy COO