Dr Ziggy Switkowski retires from Suncorp board

Company News

by Rachael Jones

Chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO will retire from the Board of Suncorp (ASX:SUN) after its Annual General Meeting on 20 September 2018.

The Board has chosen Christine McLoughlin to take over as Chairman following Dr Switkowski’s retirement.

He’d been a Suncorp Board member since 2005 and has served as Chairman for almost seven years.

Ms McLoughlin has worked in financial services for more than 20 years and joined the Suncorp Board in February 2015.

She was the inaugural Chairman of the Australian Payments Council, and is currently the Chairman of Venues NSW, and a director of nib Holdings. She has also served on the boards of Spark Infrastructure and Whitehaven Coal, having recently stepped down from both positions.

She comes with informed views with regards to innovation and the disruption of traditional business models.

Shares in Suncorp (ASX:SUN) closed up 0.96 per cent to $13.70 yesterday.

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.