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Insurance Council of Australia Board Appoints New Non-executive Director

Insurance Council of Australia Board Appoints New Non-executive Director | Fintech Finance

The Board of the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) today announced Sharon Ooi has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the ICA Board. 

Ooi is Managing Director, Head of Australia and New Zealand, for Swiss Re, and a member of the Australian Financial Services Council (FSC) Life Board Committee. She was previously the Head of Property & Casualty (P&C) Underwriting, Asia and Australia & New Zealand, Swiss Re, based in Singapore and is a director and Chair of Swiss Re Australia Ltd. 

The appointment reflects the ICA’s commitment from the leaders of Australia’s general insurance sector to ensuring the industry is well-placed to respond to and drive the many strategic challenges and opportunities facing the sector. 

“The Board is pleased Sharon has joined the Board of the Insurance Council”, said ICA President Nick Hawkins. “The Board has a good mix of general and speciality insurers as well as our industry’s key reinsurers, providing a range of perspectives on the issues we face.  We look forward to drawing on Sharon’s broad knowledge of reinsurance and financial services as well as her regulatory experience in Singapore.”

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