Following an outstanding first half result for FY17, McKenzie Ross & Co Pty Ltd are excited to announced the appointment of Luke Lalor as the company’s Operations Manager with effect from 1 March 2017.
Lalor joins McKenzie Ross with 20 years’ experience in the General Insurance industry. As an industry leader, he has successfully implemented organisational change to drive growth and operational improvements of business units. Most recently, Lalor served as National Underwriting Manager – Genesis at Allianz Australia Insurance Limited.
“I’m excited to leverage my operational experience to help McKenzie Ross expand and grow further in the Independent broker market” Lalor said. “McKenzie Ross is a strong player that has experienced significant growth over the past five years and is helping so many quality organisations manage their risks and opportunities and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”
Lalor’s appointment is part of a five year strategy the business has embarked on to implement a scalable structure and double the Commercial Division over the next five years.
In addition to Lalor, David Hendry has also been appointed as Commercial Manager to oversee responsibility for growth, plus also build and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders – both key clients and underwriters.
“This investment underlines our belief in providing quality advice in the commercial insurance space. We now have additional resources on hand to take care of our existing customers, as well as expand the capabilities we offer to new customers, among the many Victorian companies who are on a similar growth trajectory” said Andrew Payne – Managing Director.