QBE is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Broughton as Executive General Manager for Corporate Partners & Direct, reporting directly to Tim Plant, CEO of QBE’s Australian & New Zealand division.

Andrew will commence in January 2017, following relocation from the UK to Sydney with his family. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the insurance sector, in both Australia and the UK with brokers and agencies across both commercial and personal lines.

Tim Plant said: "I am delighted to welcome Andrew to QBE, with his strong local experience and international perspective."

"Andrew brings extensive leadership and strategic capability to the role. We are pleased to have someone of his calibre join our team to help shape the future of Corporate Partners & Direct business units, including Direct, Travel, Elders, Motor Trades & CTP, LMI and Financial Institutions businesses. I’m confident that Andrew will make a valuable contribution to the ANZO Executive team in addition to bringing a strong track record of delivering excellent customer service propositions and profitable growth."

Andrew Broughton said: "I am delighted to be joining QBE and returning to Australia in early 2017 to take on an exciting and fresh challenge. I have long admired and respected QBE as a competitor both in Australia and the UK and I look forward to contributing to the ambitious strategy that has been outlined for QBE Australia & New Zealand."

For further information please contact:
Anne Wall
Communications Manager
QBE Australia
Phone: 02 9239 7818/0438 800 691
Email: anne.wall@qbe.com