IAG New Zealand appointed Michele Embling, Rachel Walsh and Scott Pickering to its board.

Embling is currently a board member for AIA New Zealand, Transpower, Toitū Tahua – The Centre for Sustainable Finance, and the Financial Reporting Council. She is chair of the External Reporting Board and deputy chair of the University of Auckland’s Business School Advisory Board.

Rachel Walsh is a director of the NZX, a member of the External Reporting Board Advisory Panel, and has held several other past governance positions. Formerly, she was CFO of Datacom Group and Abano Healthcare Group. She has extensive experience across finance, large scale technology transformations, healthcare, infrastructure and other sectors.

Scott Pickering serves on the IAG group board and is a non-executive director of Kiwibank. He is a past director of Chubb Insurance in New Zealand and Australia, and was CEO of the New Zealand Accident Compensation Corporation from 2013 to 2021.

IAG NZ chair Simon Allen said the new hires would “bring fresh insights and vigour, and I look forward to our Board discussions and their contributions.”

March 2024

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