Insurer announces new CFO

Insurer announces new CFO | Insurance Business

Insurer announces new CFO
Ansvar Insurance has appointment a new CFO and a new risk solutions advisor.

Simon Munday replaces former CFO Deirdre Blythe in the role and will be responsible for all aspects of financial mamangement with a focus on commercial partnerships as David Lubbe joins as risk solutions advisor for West Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Mundy has previously worked at Ansver as acting CFO in two separate stints and has been financial controller at the insurer for the past two years following a series of senior of financial positions at Ernst & Young in Australia and the UK.

“I am very excited about taking on the role of CFO and working with our CEO, Warren Hutcheon and the executive team to deliver Ansvar’s strategy and strengthen the company’s position as a leader in its specialist sectors,” Mundy said of his new position.

Warren Hutcheon, CEO of Ansvar spoke highly of Munday’s experience for the role and believes his appointment highlights the strength the Ansvar team possesses.

“Simon is well qualified for the role and brings a depth of knowledge and experience of the Ansvar business to the fore.

“Further, we are delighted to promote from within as this demonstrates the calibre of our current team.  Simon’s experience in the market is a tribute to his hard work and commitment to the role when he was previously acting CFO. The board and I congratulate him on this well-deserved appointment.”

Lubbe will be responsible for providing risk management services to clients and brokers across three territories and joins from RAC Insurance in Perth where he worked within the enterprise risk management team.

“I am looking forward to working with our customers to help them identify and manage their risk,” Lubbe said.

“As part of my new role, I will be developing tailored risk solutions which will offer value to our customers and protect their business from potential losses. I am thrilled to be part of the Ansvar team.”

Hutcheon continued that Lubbe’s hire gives Ansvar an innovative presence in risk management.

“We are excited David has joined the Ansvar team. His past experience as a risk surveyor, at the international level, has given David the skills to conduct assessments of various sites as well as develop innovative ways to mitigate risk across a wide range of business.”