Zurich Australian Insurance has appointed Tim Plant as CEO of General Insurance, Australia & New Zealand, effective August 7th, 2018.
Mr Plant joins the firm from icare, where he was most recently Group Executive of Insurance for NSW, which is the largest public sector self insurer in Australia. Prior to this, he has held positions at QBE, Swiss Re, Sydney Re, QBR Re (London), and Australian Eagle Insurance.
Mr Chris Waterman, CEO ad interim, will continue to oversee the company’s General Insurance operations until Mr Plant’s commencement, which remains subject to regulatory approvals. Following Mr Plant’s commencement, Mr Waterman will transition to his regional responsibilities as Head of Commercial Insurance, based in Singapore.