3 May 2019

Two directors appointed to Insurance Council Board

The Insurance Council of Australia Limited (ICA) Board has appointed two directors: Tim Plant, CEO General Insurance, Zurich Financial Services Australia and John Myler, CEO Insurance, the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland.

The appointments were made at the ICA Board meeting and Annual General Meeting held in Sydney yesterday. The ICA Board now has 13 Directors.

ICA Executive Director and CEO Rob Whelan said: “Tim and John have a combined 45 years of insurance industry experience.

“John has held executive roles at Allianz, Customer Essential and Royal & Sun Alliance.

“Tim’s experience crosses insurance, reinsurance and financial services. Tim is also a director of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

“The ICA Board is looking forward to utilising their expertise, knowledge and perspective to help shape the ICA’s response to the regulatory, political and climate change challenges facing the insurance industry.”

The ICA Board also ratified the applications of four companies who have joined as members over the past 12 months: LFI Group, PetSure, Arch LMI, and Pacific International Insurance. The ICA now has 54 members, representing 96 per cent of total premium income written by private-sector general insurers.

ICA Board:

President and Chairman

Mr Richard Enthoven, Chief Executive Officer, Hollard Insurance, Australia

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 & NZ 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

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

Mr Mark Milliner, Chief Executive Officer, IAG

Mr John Myler, Chief Executive Officer Insurance, RACQ

Ms Georgette Nicholas, Chief Executive Officer, Genworth Australia

Mr Tim Plant, Chief Executive Officer General Insurance, Zurich Financial Services Australia

Mr David Russell, Chief Executive, RAA Insurance

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

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


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