More than 7500 athletes with intellectual disabilities came together to compete in the 2019 Special Olympics World Games held in Abu Dhabi in the Arab Emirates from 14‒22 March to represent 190-plus countries in 24 sports, in an event aimed at fostering a more understanding and inclusive world.
The Gallagher South Australia team scored 64 off the stick, got third place overall (due to a heavy applied handicap) and took home the prize for the longest drive at the Civil Contractors Federation of South Australia (CCFSA) Golf Day at the Grange Golf Club on Friday 15 March.
Introducing Senior Claims Executive Monique Trautwein who has been selected for the Gallagher Australia Rising Stars program that identifies talented employees and fast-tracks their career progress.
New Zealanders among the team at the Gallagher Mulgrave branch were deeply saddened by the tragedy in Christchurch on Friday 15 April, when a terrorist gunman opened fire on Muslim worshippers at two mosques in the city, killing 50.
The theme was Italian, the critiques were in reality TV cooking show-style and everyone got to do the dishes when Gallagher North Queensland cooked up a storm for Ronald McDonald House Charities North Australia at the Townsville Hospital Feast with Friends Dinner Program.
Since Gallagher first earned its place on the Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Company list it has retained this recognition year on year, and as the only insurance broker to merit inclusion.
Our Brisbane branch has moved into new office space in the city’s CBD.
The headgear of the day was the Gallagher baggy blue and the event was the first Australian test match of the season when Gallagher hosted industry friends at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) Members Pavilion on Thursday 6 December 2018.
They came in different styles and colours – including black cardboard – but the mo’s sported by the Gallagher Australia 2018 Movember fundraisers contributed to achieving a grand total of $10,790 for the men’s health cause.
The chief author and executor of the company’s biggest facility, SmartProtect Business, Gallagher Product Manager Zoe Charters has been involved with the challenges of launching this new facility, from technical drafting to operations, relationship management and strategy.
Inspired by last year’s Tough Mudder madness, the 2018 Gallagher Dirty Dozen more than doubled the size of last year’s team when they hit the Glenworth Valley event in Sydney on Saturday 17 November.
Gallagher has announced that Gary O’Meara has been named as Branch Manager for the firm’s Parramatta office.
Seventeen members of the Gallagher Perth team did it the hard way as they completed a gruelling 6.5km army-style obstacle course on Saturday 27 October to raise funds for the Soldier On charity.
Adelaide United have become the first side to win the FFA Cup twice thanks to a 2-1 victory over Sydney FC.
Chet Richardson has joined Gallagher from insurer IAG to take up the newly created Sales Leader WA role, based out of Perth.
Previous fundraising records for YWCA Australia were broken when Gallagher hosted members of the insurance industry at the 2018 Gallagher Wine and Cheese Evening – and guests came to the party in a big way.
Always a high level thinker, Kirrilee Alexander joined the insurance industry after writing a wish list of what she wanted from a career. As a strategist she constantly consults with key stakeholders, maintaining an unruffled equanimity in the face of complex requirements and operations with overlapping deadlines.
A total of 781 teams entered the FFA Cup and now only two remain. Adelaide United and Sydney FC will renew their rivalry in the 2018 FFA Cup final, to be held at Coopers Stadium on 30 October, in a rematch of the 2017 decider.
Fundraising efforts across the Gallagher branch network all over Australia have raised more than $10,000 for drought-hit farming communities.
Andrew McCormack, an Account Executive at Gallagher Alice Springs, claimed the Senior Broker of the Year title at the Northern Territory Insurance Awards.