Christine McLoughlin is to replace Suncorp chairman Ziggy Switkowski who is retiring from the board of the company in September.
Ms McLoughlin is currently the chairman of Suncorp’s remuneration committee, and was the inaugural chairman of the Australian Payments Council, and is also a director of health insurer nib.
On the appointm,ent of his successor, Dr Switkowski said: “In her three years on the board, Christine has demonstrated a broad range of skills relevant to financial services. I am confident that Christine will work well with the board, the CEO and managing director Michael Cameron, and senior management team to take this company to the next level of performance.”
McLoughlin said she was looking to embrace new opportunities and challenges.
“I look forward to working with my fellow directors and the Suncorp management team to continue to shape the Suncorp of tomorrow for our shareholders, customers and communities,” she said.