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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Emma Mekisic

02 December 2019

The Gallagher Chief Executive Rising Stars Program for 2019 is aimed at nurturing skills development and fast-tracking the careers of promising staff members through a combination of workshops and practical hands-on challenges to solve business problems.

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Australia’s leading young insurance talents’ outback adventure

21 October 2019

Sleeping under the stars in a swag on the red dirt, not showering for three days, pushing a 4WD out of a sand dune and cooking damper from scratch – Gallagher 2014 Warren Tickle Memorial Award winner Adele May’s Vero Red Centre Experience was a total immersion.

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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Kirsty Kennell-Webb

23 September 2019

The Gallagher Chief Executive Rising Stars Program for 2019 is aimed at nurturing skills development and fast-tracking the careers of promising staff members through a combination of workshops and practical hands-on challenges to solve business problems.

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Gallagher Australia chief Sarah Lyons 2019 Dive In panellist

23 August 2019

Gallagher Chief Executive – Australia Sarah Lyons is proud to be selected as one of the panellists at the Australian opening of the 2019 Dive In Festival for promoting diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry.

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Two of our top female talents named Elite Women in Insurance

25 July 2019

Gallagher Chief Executive ‒ Australia Sarah Lyons and National Head of Credit, Surety and Political Risks Racheal Tumelty have been named Elite Women in Insurance by Insurance Business in its annual listing of 25 outstanding female talents.

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Best wishes to the 2019 Women in Industry Awards finalists!

28 May 2019

As an equal opportunity organisation with a female chief executive and women in key positions, Gallagher Australia acknowledges the achievements of all the 2019 Women in Industry Awards finalists. The winners will be announced on Thursday 6 June at The Park in Melbourne.

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Gallagher women’s career snapshots: Debbie Kraushofer ‒ big picture implementation

26 April 2019

Introducing Gallagher Project Manager, Operations, Debbie Kraushofer, who is currently working on implementing the company's biggest systems upgrade in Australia – and the insurance industry  to date.

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Gallagher career snapshot: Monique Trautwein ‒ improving customer experience

29 March 2019

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.

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How family businesses nurture female leaders

19 March 2019

Gallagher National Head of Transport Roz Shaw spent 30 years heading up her own family-run transport operation. Here she talks about how a number of studies have shown that women in positions of authority benefit businesses, but Australia has been slow to get the message. 

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Curiosity key to career longevity

15 March 2019

As part of observing Women’s History Month our guest blogger Steve White, Head of Marketing & Communications Asia-Pacific, talks with Senior Account Executive Carmel Andricciola, a proud member of the Gallagher 30 Year Club and among the country's first female brokers.

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Gallagher career snapshots: Angela Vella ‒ building success in construction

08 March 2019

To celebrate International Women’s Day Gallagher is focusing on our female talent and their achievements. Today we introduce Gallagher Practice Leader – Construction Angela Vella.

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Two for the road

08 March 2019

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Gallagher is focusing on our female talent and their achievements. Today we introduce two women linked through their business relationship in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet ACT Senior Account Executive Gail Murray

07 March 2019

To celebrate International Women’s Day Gallagher is focusing on our female talent and their achievements. Introducing Gallagher ACT Senior Account Executive Gail Murray.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Branch Director, Adelaide, Charmaine Noble

18 January 2019

In spite of entering a typically sexist workplace of the times when women were supposed to know their place and stay there, Branch Director, Adelaide, Charmaine Noble’s curiosity and initiative led to her becoming one of Australia’s first female insurance associates.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Product Manager Zoe Charters

23 November 2018

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.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet our National Head of Transport Roz Shaw

09 November 2018

After a 30-year career in running her family’s transport business Gallagher National Head of Transport Roz Shaw made a sideways step into an equally high-level role in insurance, hitting the ground with the engine running, so to speak.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Manager, Planning and Projects Kirrilee Alexander

26 October 2018

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.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Gallagher Application Development & Business Intelligence Manager Vanessa Gomes

12 October 2018

As effective at juggling multiple professional relationships and requirements as a multi-armed IT goddess, Gallagher Application Development and Business Intelligence Manager Vanessa Gomes is highly popular both within the business and with external vendors.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Gallagher National Manager – Insolvency and Turnaround Andrea Hyslop

28 September 2018

Insolvency is a difficult and demanding area, and one that National Manager – Insolvency and Turnaround Andrea Hyslop is passionate about, bringing her considerable energy and drive to helping clients make the right decisions.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet ACT Senior Account Executive Zoe Evans

24 August 2018

An acknowledged Gallagher rising star, Australian Capital Territory-based Zoe Evans left a public sector role to discover that insurance broking delivers the professional fulfilment she was missing.

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