4 May 2018

Genworth Australia CEO appointed to Insurance Council Board

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Board yesterday appointed Ms Georgette Nicholas, Chief Executive Officer, Genworth Australia, to the ICA’s Board of Directors.

The appointment was made at an ICA Board Meeting held in Sydney yesterday.

ICA Executive Director and CEO Rob Whelan said: “Georgette brings more than 30 years of financial industry experience to the Board, including extensive global experience in lenders mortgage insurance.

“She has proven financial acumen, industry experience and leadership skills across finance, audit, controllership, strategy, actuarial and investor relations. Georgette also has a comprehensive understanding of the LMI business, having worked with Genworth for more than 10 years.

“The ICA Board is looking forward to Georgette’s informed contribution to discussions anddeliberations of the challenges facing the insurance industry.

“It’s requisite for ICA Board Directors to have a broad range of skills and perspectives to guide the insurance industry through challenges with the best outcome for the industry and its customers.”

The ICA Board also ratified the applications of two new members: ANZ Lenders Mortgage Insurance Pty Ltd and Insurance Advisernet Australia Pty Ltd.

ICA Board members:

President and Chairman

Mr Richard Enthoven, Chief Executive Officer, The Hollard Australia Group

Deputy President

Mr Gary Dransfield, Chief Executive Officer Insurance, Suncorp

Executive Director and CEO

Mr Rob Whelan, Insurance Council of Australia


Mr Vivek Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer, Australian & New Zealand Operations,

QBE Insurance

Mr Noel Condon, Chief Executive Officer, AIG

Mr Richard Feledy, Managing Director, Allianz Australia

Ms Sue Houghton, General Manager, Insurance, BT Financial Group

Ms Georgette Nicholas, Chief Executive Officer, Genworth Australia

Mr Christopher Mackinnon, Lloyd's Australia Limited's General Representative in Australia

Mr Mark Milliner, Chief Executive Officer, IAG

Mr David Russell, Chief Executive, RAA Insurance Limited

Mr Mark Senkevics, Managing Director and Head of Australia & New Zealand, Swiss Re

Ms Helen Troup, Managing Director, Commonwealth Insurance Limited

ICA Board of Director profiles are available at http://www.insurancecouncil.com.au/ourpeople?board



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