MLC Life appoints group insurance executive

MLC Life Insurance has appointed an executive lead to its group insurance business, recruiting from NSW Treasury.

Andrea Forbes has joined MLC Life as executive lead - relationship management, group insurance.

She joins from NSW Treasury where she was director of the commercial policy and risk team. She has also previously served as executive general manager, strategy, education and external relations at Sunsuper.

Forbes will be responsible for driving retention and deep engagement with existing and prospective clients, while helping develop MLC Life's growing group insurance business.

Some of the insurer's current group insurance clients include MLC Super, Maritime Super, Vision Super and Qantas Super.

Forbes will report directly to MLC Life chief of group and retail partners Sean McCormack who described her as a highly respected leader.

"Her experience will be an invaluable addition to the group insurance team as we continue to evolve to meet the needs of members, superfunds and trustees," he said.

While at NSW Treasury, Forbes led the delivery of policies on board governance and executive remuneration for the likes of TCorp and Sydney Water.

Read more: NSW TreasuryMLC Life InsuranceAndrea ForbesMaritime SuperMLC SuperQantas SuperSean McCormackSunsuperSydney WaterVision Super
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