IAG has appointed Wendy Thorpe as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the IAG Board, effective 1 July 2023.
According to IAG, Thorpe will bring additional insurance and other financial services, technology, and transformational change skills to the board, supplementing those of the existing directors.
“We are delighted to welcome Wendy to the IAG board,” said Tom Pockett, IAG Chair. “Wendy joins us having recently served five years on the board of Tower Limited (a New Zealand-based insurance company), including more recently chairing their Board Risk Committee. Wendy’s appointment continues the strengthening of the IAG Board’s insurance and financial services expertise that has occurred over the past couple of years”.
Thorpe’s executive career has been focused on financial services, including key leadership roles in technology and operations at AXA, ANZ and AMP. She is currently the Chair of Epworth Healthcare and Online Education Services, and a Non-Executive Director of Heritage & People’s Choice, auDA and Data Action. Previously, Thorpe was a Non-Executive Director of Tower Limited, Ausgrid, and AMP Bank.