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Executive appointments to strengthen Comcare (Media release)

22 April 2015

Two new executive appointments will strengthen Comcare's workers' compensation insurance and claims management operations.

Comcare CEO Jennifer Taylor today announced the appointment of Mr Tony Middlebrook and Mr Gary Jeffery to the roles of General Manager, Insurance and General Manager, Claims Management. They join Executive General Manager Bruce Watson in forming the leadership team in that area.

"Tony and Gary bring a wealth of experience to the organisation and will have key roles as we continue to improve scheme outcomes and financial sustainability," Ms Taylor said.

"Their work will focus on delivering robust and transparent premium setting policies, engaging with employers for better claims management results and tackling the drivers of increased claims liabilities."

Mr Jeffery has more than a decade of experience as an insurance executive including senior roles at WorkCover NSW, the Territory Insurance Office and Suncorp.

Mr Middlebrook has extensive experience working as a CEO and Executive Director in the insurance industry and as an independent business consultant. He has held leadership positions at organisations including Employers Mutual, Coal Services and Allianz.

"The appointments will ensure Comcare continues to build a high performing executive team to support participation and productivity by working with employers and employees to maintain healthy and safe workplaces," Ms Taylor said.

Mr Middlebrook and Mr Jeffery will commence in their roles in May 2015.

Contact:
Media Manager, Comcare
0478 305 675
media@comcare.gov.au

Page last reviewed: 15 December 2019
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Date printed 12 Aug 2020

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