IAG New Zealand Limited appoints Sumaira Franicevic as Executive Manager Transformation

We are delighted to have partnered with IAG New Zealand Limited on the appointment of Sumaira Franicevic as Executive Manager Transformation.

As Executive Manager Transformation, Sumaira will work closely with key members of the executive team as a broader transformation and customer-centric approach becomes embedded into IAG’s culture, structure and processes.

Sumaira is an innovative and results-oriented professional with over 23 years’ experience in financial services digitalisation transformation, retail wealth management, private banking, and omni-channel sales & distribution.

She has extensive experience in leading and embedding large scale transformational change to help drive market share and net revenue growth through best-in-class client-centric digital/digi-assisted wealth growth strategies, with recognised successes across multiple firms, geographies, segments & propositions. This is complemented with operational and planning skills in implementing strategies from inception to completion and drive for commercialisation.

Sumaira joins IAG NZ from Citi in Singapore where she was most recently APAC Head of Digital Wealth Platforms and Content for Citi Global Wealth Investments.  She was previously the Regional Head of Wealth Management Advisory for the 17 countries in Asia and EMEA. For the previous nine years, she held a range of Wealth and Private Banking roles for HSBC in New Zealand and Hong Kong. She commenced her career in New Zealand in Private Bank roles with BNZ, ANZ, Sovereign and BT Funds Management.

IAG New Zealand is the largest general insurer in the country, trading under our brands AMI, State, NZI, NAC, Lumley and Lantern, as well as through our banking partners ASB, BNZ, Westpac and The Co-operative Bank.

Under CEO Amanda Whiting and a refreshed leadership team, IAG NZ is focussed on identifying new markets and revenue streams to underpin its customer-led growth strategy.

Thank you to the IAG Account Team: Simon Monks, Barbara Taylor, Katie Mills and Wendy Sole.

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