Thursday, 9 June 2022
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.
Quotes attributable to ICA President Nick Hawkins:
The Board is pleased Sharon has joined the Board of the Insurance Council.
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.