insuranceNEWS.com.au https://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2020 IAG names Nick Hawkins as CEO https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/iag-names-nick-hawkins-as-ceo https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/iag-names-nick-hawkins-as-ceo IAG has named Nick Hawkins as CEO following a recruitment process started after Peter Harmer said in April that he would retire by the end of the year...

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:09:00 +1000
QBE Group CEO departs after female employee complaint https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-group-ceo-departs-after-female-employee-complaint https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-group-ceo-departs-after-female-employee-complaint QBE Insurance Group CEO Pat Regan is leaving the company following an external investigation concerning workplace communications that revealed poor judgment, the company said today...

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Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:11:00 +1000
Vivek Bhatia to leave QBE https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/vivek-bhatia-to-leave-qbe https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/vivek-bhatia-to-leave-qbe QBE CEO Australia Pacific Vivek Bhatia will leave this month, the insurer announced this morning…

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Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:53:00 +1000
Vero takes out Gold Mansfield Award https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/vero-takes-out-gold-mansfield-award https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/vero-takes-out-gold-mansfield-award Vero has won this year’s Gold Mansfield Award for excellence in claims handling, taking out the honour in a tight contest…

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Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:24:00 +1000
Finalists announced for Mansfield Awards https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/finalists-announced-for-mansfield-awards https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/finalists-announced-for-mansfield-awards Finalists for the Mansfield Awards for excellence in claims have been named today ahead of an awards presentation on Thursday...

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020 11:21:00 +1000
Dransfield to depart Suncorp in corporate shake-up https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/dransfield-to-depart-suncorp-in-corporate-shake-up https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/dransfield-to-depart-suncorp-in-corporate-shake-up Suncorp CEO Insurance Gary Dransfield will leave the company this month as part of a major corporate shake-up that involves a new operating model and structure...

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Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:01:00 +1000
Insurance Council names new CEO https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/insurance-council-names-new-ceo https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/insurance-council-names-new-ceo The Insurance Council of Australia has appointed Commonwealth Bank’s Andrew Hall as its next CEO, replacing Rob Whelan in September...

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Tue, 19 May 2020 10:12:00 +1000
Peter Harmer to retire as IAG MD https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/peter-harmer-to-retire-as-iag-md https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/peter-harmer-to-retire-as-iag-md IAG MD and CEO Peter Harmer will retire at the end of this year after going through "a period of illness" last year, the insurer announced today...

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Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:15:00 +1000
AUB drops MGA Whittles acquisition https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/aub-drops-mga-whittles-acquisition https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/aub-drops-mga-whittles-acquisition AUB Group says it will not go ahead with the planned $140 million acquisition of Adelaide-based MGA Whittles Group that was announced last month, after assessing the impact of the coronavirus outbreak...

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:35:00 +1100
IAG announces COVID-19 customer support package https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/iag-announces-covid-19-customer-support-package https://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/iag-announces-covid-19-customer-support-package IAG has unveiled a series of measures to support travel and small business customers hit by the coronavirus outbreak – and other insurers are expected to follow suit…

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Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:06:00 +1100