Zurich in Australia has appointed Dr Bill Monday as chief medical officer.
A CMO for 25 years, Monday has worked with life insurers and reinsurers in Australia and around the world. In his new role he will be responsible for building out an internal team of doctors to provide Zurich with technical expertise across the business.
Before joining Zurich in a full time role, Monday was a private consultant and worked with many of Australia’s largest life insurers, including Zurich.
The firm also welcomes Stephanie Pierce as senior marketing and communications manager – health services. Previously, Pierce was a senior product and propositions marketing manager; leading the global brand strategy and marketing delivery for Zurich’s health and wellbeing app, LiveWell.
The pair will report to Dr Sally Phillips, head of health services for Zurich Life & Investments.
Commenting on their appointments, Dr Phillips said: “Bill and Stephanie join us to take on two very different and important positions, both of which will further strengthen our holistic approach to health and wellbeing across both Zurich and OnePath.
“At the core of life insurance is the health and wellbeing of our customers and members, and Bill and Stephanie will help us to deliver on our ambitions to provide flexible solutions and services that support their entire health journey through good and poor health, from taking out a policy, to underwriting and claims, and their path back to wellness,” she added.