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New UAC board elected

13th December 2019 - Author: Charlie Wood

The Underwriting Agencies Council (UAC) has announced the appointment of four new directors and a new chair.

UAC LogoThe representative organisation for Australian and New Zealand underwriting agencies says retiring directors Kurt Nilsen, from Lion Underwriting, and Eric Lowenstein, from Tego, were re-elected for two-year terms.

Jeanene Hill, from Canopius, and Anthony Porter, from AFA, will join them as new directors.
In a board meeting after the AGM, Kurt Nilsen was elected chair; Axis’ Emily Walker, deputy chair; Allstate’s Trent Brown, treasurer; and Millennium’s Heath Amber as company secretary and public officer.

Outgoing chair Lyndon Turner, from NM Insurance, and fellow former board member Peter Fryer had elected not to re-contest their board positions.

Current board members Heath Amber, Simon Lightbody (Steadfast Underwriting Agencies), Emily Walker and Trent Brown were not required to stand for re-election.

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