Allianz appoints new GM for Victorian Workers Compensation

14 July 2016

Allianz is pleased to announce that Julie Mitchell has been appointed to the position of General Manager Victoria Workers Compensation, effective 15 July 2016.

Julie replaces Norm Cockerell who has been in the role for the past five years years.

Julie most recently held the position of General Manager Government Services at Allianz. She was responsible for overseeing the Treasury Managed Fund (TMF) business along with the Northern Territory Insurance Office Workers Compensation Government claims team, the Police Hurt on Duty contract and leading Allianz’s pilot with Comcare and the Department of Human Services.

Julie has a highly developed knowledge of the Australian Workers Compensation environment with more than 20 years experience in the industry.

Commenting on the appointment, Allianz Chief General Manager Workers Compensation, Helen Silver, said "Julie brings with her a strong track record of performance including industry-leading return to work and long tail liability results and will make a strong contribution to our Victorian business".

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Allianz Australia delivers a wide range of personal, commercial and corporate insurance products and services to more than 3 million policyholders. Over 50% of Australia’s top 200 BRW-listed companies have some form of insurance cover with the group and the group provides workers compensation services to around one-fifth of Australian employees.

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