AIA Australia Appoints Chief Group Insurance Officer

Life insurer AIA Australia announced the appointment of Stephanie Phillips to the role of Chief Group Insurance Officer, responsible for distribution, product, pricing and operations across Australia. Ms Phillips has been acting in the role since June.

Stephanie Phillips joined AIA Australia in November 2009 and has worked in a number of roles within the Group Insurance division over this period. These included three years in the Corporate Solutions team in Hong Kong in addition to a number of consulting roles in Hong Kong and Australia, before returning to Australia permanently in 2014 as Head of Group Operations and then Head of Group Distribution.

Before joining AIA Australia, Ms Phillips held various roles at HESTA, Superpartners and One Path (formerly ING).

AIA Australia Chief Executive Officer Damien Mu was pleased to announce the promotion in recognition of Ms Phillips’ contribution to the business over the years. “Steph has been an asset to the company and has already achieved some significant milestones in her role as acting Chief Group Insurance Officer.

“Importantly, she provides the team, our clients and our partners with not only the experience required to deliver on the strategic goals of the business, but also good stability and continuity as she has already been acting in the role over the past three months,” he said.

Ms Phillips is also a member of the AIA Australia Executive Committee and will report directly to AIA Australia Chief Executive Officer Damien Mu.



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