Allianz Australia has appointed a new general counsel and chief general manager, corporate governance.
Effective 1 April 2021, Jodi Fullarton-Healey will head up the role. Ms Fullarton-Healey brings over 30 years’ experience advising on financial services matters to the role, having worked both in-house and in law firms in Australia and internationally.
She joins Allianz from ANZ Bank, where she has worked as general counsel for the past 12 years.
“Jodi brings to Allianz both considerable legal domain expertise, as well as a focus on people leadership, and a deep understanding of risk and governance. We are thrilled to welcome Jodi to Allianz, to lead and execute on strategic direction in the Corporate Governance and Legal Division,” said Allianz Australia managing director Richard Feledy, commenting on the appointment of Ms Fullarton-Healey.
“As a business, Allianz is transforming to ensure we remain a trusted, inclusive and sustainable business for our customers, employees and community. Jodi’s considerable experience supporting transforming financial service businesses, combined with her renowned commercial acumen, will make her an excellent fit within our Australian Senior Management Team.”
Commenting on her new role, Ms Fullarton-Healey said: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join Allianz Australia’s leadership team and lead the Corporate Governance and Legal Division.
“The ongoing regulatory changes in financial services are both a challenge and an opportunity as we continue to evolve to meet customer and community needs. Allianz has responded swiftly in adapting to the landscape, and I look forward to working with the team to further uplift Allianz’s corporate governance and conduct.”
The appointment of Ms Fullarton-Healey also sees Helen Silver AO, who currently serves as chief general manager, corporate governance and conduct, take to the newly created role of deputy managing director.
“Helen has successfully led Allianz’s corporate governance and culture and conduct program over the past two years, and prior to this, she led the Workers Compensation Division for five years. I look forward to working with her closely in her new role, as deputy managing director,” Mr Feledy said.