, Australia

ICA Board names new non-executive director

She currently heads Swiss Re’s Australia and New Zealand division.

The Board of the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has announced Sharon Ooi as its new Non-Executive Director of the ICA Board.

Ooi is the Managing Director and 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 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,” ICA President Nick Hawkins said.

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