Zurich appoints new General Insurance CFO

Zurich Australian Insurance Limited has announced the appointment of Stuart Farquharson as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

This appointment follows the promotion of Rajbir Nanra to the role of Chief Executive Officer, General Insurance, Australia & New Zealand from the role of CFO.

Farquharson joins from AIG where he was the CFO for Australia for over 6 years. More recently he also had regional responsibility for South Asia, Greater China and Australasia. Prior to AIG, he held a number of senior roles including CFO with Citibank Australia, Manchester Unity Australia and Hollard Insurance Australia.

Nanra said: “Stuart is joining us at an extremely exciting time as we implement our focused strategy. As well as his industry experience Stuart brings a strong track record of strategic and commercial leadership.”

Farquharson will start with Zurich on 11 July and will be based in Sydney.