Christine McLoughlin will become Suncorp Group’s new chairperson, following the retirement of Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO from the role in September 2018.
— Suncorp Group (@SuncorpGroup) April 18, 2018
McLoughlin brings a wealth of knowledge to the position with an impressive resume and 20+ years of hands-on experience in financial services. McLoughlin was the inaugural Chairman of the Australian Payments Council, and is currently the Chairman of Venues NSW, and a director of nib Holdings. She has also served on the boards of Spark Infrastructure and Whitehaven Coal.
Joining the Suncorp Board in 2015, McLoughlin is currently the Chairman of the Suncorp Remuneration Committee and a member of the Risk Committee.
Outgoing Chairman Dr Switkowski said on announcing the move that he’s delighted with the selection of his successor.
“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 & Managing Director Michael Cameron, and senior management team to take this company to the next level of performance.”
In a statement following her appointment, McLoughlin said: “It is an honour to be appointed as the next Chairman. It continues to be a time of great change, and some stresses, for financial institutions, and I look forward to embracing both the opportunities and challenges this brings.”
Congratulations @CEWAus member & @minerva_network Founder @ChrismcLoughli7 on becoming Chairman of @SuncorpGroup Amazing leader, supporter of women & our elite sportswomen @sammostyn @SueCato @raelenecastle @Nicwe @JosephineSukkar https://t.co/WjwMDA25qm
— Romilly Madew (@RomillyMadew) April 19, 2018