The executive team ensures the effective and efficient operation of the Group and is responsible for executing the Group’s strategy.
BCom, MBA, DLi, FCA
Managing Director and
Appointed Managing Director and CEO in May 2008 after joining as chief operating officer and director in November 2007. Chairman of IAG’s Diversity Working Group. Director of the Insurance Council of Australia, member of the Australian Government’s Financial Sector Advisory Council and non-executive director of Maple-Brown Abbott Limited.
BEc, CPA, F Fin
Joined IAG in March 2006 and responsible for managing IAG’s existing and developing business interests in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, China and India, and expansion into new Asian markets including Indonesia and Vietnam. Over 18 years’ experience living and working in Asia. Previously with ANZ Banking Group’s Asian operations.
Joined IAG in January 2009 and leads IAG’s Australia Direct business. More than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, including several managing director roles with the second-largest general insurer in the UK, RBS Insurance, which is part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.
MA, MBA, FCII
Appointed CEO of IAG’s UK business in September 2010, after seven years with IAG’s New Zealand business, including over two years as chief executive. Has worked extensively in the UK and New Zealand, as well as other areas of Europe and in Australia, including five years as head of broker business and strategy at NZI, and several roles within Aviva’s insurance business, including director of business operations at NZI and managing director of CGU Bonus in the UK.
Joined IAG in November 2010 as CEO, CGU. Previously CEO of Aon Limited UK and a member of Aon’s global executive board, from 2007, and CEO of Aon’s Australian operations for seven years. Over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, including managing director of John C. Lloyd Reinsurance Brokers, chairman and chief executive of Aon Re and chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Reform Group. Also held claims and underwriting positions at C.E. Health Underwriting & Insurance and South British United Insurance.
Chief Financial Officer
Appointed IAG’s CFO in July 2008. Since joining the company in 2001 has held senior positions in the Group, including CEO of IAG’s New Zealand business, Head of Asset Management & Group Strategy, and general manager, Group Finance. Before joining IAG, was a partner with the international accounting firm KPMG, where he specialised in working with financial services clients.
BAppSc (OT), EMBA, GradDip Safety Science
CEO, New Zealand
Appointed CEO of IAG’s New Zealand business in November 2010. Also a director of Community First Credit Union, a member of the Community First Corporate Governance Committee and vice president of the Insurance Council of NZ. Joined IAG in 2001, and has held several senior positions in both direct and intermediated insurance, including CEO of the dedicated online insurance business, The Buzz and CEO of IAG’s business partnerships division, now part of CGU. More than 20 years’ industry experience, including roles with Allianz and HIH Insurance.
Chief Strategy Officer
Joined IAG’s executive team in 2007 and has responsibility for the Group’s strategy and governance and risk, including corporate strategy, strategic, operational and insurance risk, governance, internal audit, people and culture and enterprise information technology.
Previous senior positions within IAG include Group Executive Corporate Office and CEO of The Buzz. Over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, including seven years with Promina.
- Full biographies are available at www.iag.com.au/about/board/executive.shtml.