Press Release

New Intermediary Distribution Leadership Team appointments

QBE Australia is pleased to announce three new key leadership roles within our Intermediary Distribution (ID) business.

Jason Hammond has been appointed to the newly created role of General Manager, Broker Distribution, based in Sydney. Jason has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance market. Prior to this appointment, Jason spent nine years as QBE’s General Manager, Workers Compensation, leading a period of tremendous growth and enhanced focus on our customers. Jason will continue to lead the Workers Compensation team until a replacement is appointed.

Geoff Cutting has taken up the role of National Operations Manager for ID based in Melbourne. Geoff brings to the role more than 20 years’ experience at QBE and will drive operational excellence, planning and performance across ID.

Peter Klemt has been appointed to the role of General Manager, Business Development, ID, based in Sydney. Peter has held various senior roles in his more than 30 years in the industry – the past 15 years at QBE. In his new role, Peter will manage our strategic relationships working closely with his global peers to deliver profitable growth initiatives.

QBE Australia’s Executive General Manager, ID, Jason Clarke, said the appointments reflected the importance of supporting our customers’ current and future requirements.

"We are extremely fortunate to have Jason, Geoff and Peter join our ID Leadership Team. They will deliver critical skills to our business as we continue to seek innovative solutions to respond to our customers and market conditions.

"We are proud of our strong relationships in the broker market. These new appointments represent our commitment to finding new ways to use our global capabilities to provide customers with flexible solutions and support."

For further information please contact:

Samantha Baden
Senior Communications Specialist
QBE Australia
Phone: 02 9239 7889