QBE appoints James McCauley into broker distribution role

QBE has appointed James McCauley to the role Regional Manager Victoria and Tasmania for its Broker Distribution business. He will begin on 14 June and be based in Melbourne.

McCauley brings more than 30 years of experience in insurance, spanning both underwriting and broking. He has been with QBE for six years, most recently as National Relationship Manager.

Previous roles include Directorships of BJS Insurance Brokers, Bayside Risk Solutions and Quantum Insurance Brokers, and he has also worked for Suncorp as a Business Relationship Manager.

QBE Australia’s Executive General Manager, Intermediary Distribution, Jason Clarke said: “James has an excellent reputation in the broker market and we are fortunate to have him take up this key role in our Broker Distribution business.”

McCauley added: “I’m excited to be taking on the role in the Broker Distribution business and I’m looking forward to working to develop QBE’s reputation within the broker community.”

McCauley takes over from Andrew Borden, who was recently appointed to the role of General Manager Workers Compensation.