GT Insurance announces new CEO

2 October 2019

Global Transport Insurance (GT) has announced the appointment of Tony Dodd as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Managing Director Glenn Lambert, who will retire at the end of this year. Tony has over 25 years’ experience across a number of key roles, and has been GT’s General Manager Sales and Distribution for the past four years.

GT Insurance, a subsidiary of Allianz Australia, specialises in delivering high quality insurance products and services for the heavy motor and transport industry.

Mr Dodd said he was looking forward to the new role and continuing the momentum that GT Insurance has achieved in the market.

“GT Insurance has moved from strength to strength in order to become the second largest insurer in the heavy motor transport sector in Australia,” Mr Dodd said.

“This result comes from the commitment and energy of our people, and I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to work with such a strong team.”

Allianz Australia Managing Director, Richard Feledy, said he had full confidence that Mr Dodd would be able to seize the upcoming opportunities for GT Insurance. “Tony is a strong leader who brings to the role a wealth of experience and industry knowledge,” Mr Feledy said.

“I’m confident he is well-equipped to navigate the unique challenges that lie ahead in order to create new opportunities for the business, and I am looking forward to this exciting new chapter in the growth of GT Insurance under Tony’s leadership.”

Tony will commence his role as GT Insurance CEO on 1 January 2020.

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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. More than 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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