BREAKING NEWS: AJG announces new CEO

BREAKING NEWS: AJG announces new CEO | Insurance Business Australia

BREAKING NEWS: AJG announces new CEO
Arthur J Gallagher has announced the new CEO for its Australian operations.

Sarah Lyons will take on the role following an extensive recruitment process to replace Andrew Godden who has led the business since 2014.

Lyons, who was previously managing director of Australian broking at the firm, will take on the top job leading approximately 900 employees throughout the country.

“Sarah has played an impressive role in successfully turning around the performance of the Commercial Broking division over the past 18 months, achieving significant gains in organic growth, retention and operational improvement,” Steve Lockwood, managing director, AU/NZ at AJG said.

In May, it was announced that Godden would step down from the business and join BMS Group as CEO of its Australian operations.

Lyons said that the business is at a positive point in its history with ambitions to become the largest, and most admired, brokerage in the country.

“There is a terrific wealth of talent across the team and I am confident we are heading towards bigger and better things,” Lyons said.

“Over the past three years we have built a strong executive team and I look forward to working with them to progress the great initiatives we have planned in the months ahead.”

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