Ben Bessell to leave IAG

IAG announced today that Group Executive Ben Bessell has decided to leave the company at the end of March 2020.

In his more than 26 years with IAG, Mr Bessell has held several executive positions within IAG and the CGU Insurance business. He has been a member of the Group Leadership Team since 2015.

For the past 12 months, Mr Bessell has been leading a program of work in support of IAG’s commercial insurance business, stepping out of his role as Executive General Manager Business Distribution. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of IAG’s Australian Business Division.

IAG Managing Director and CEO Peter Harmer said: “Ben has been an integral part of our commercial insurance business for many years and is a highly respected figure within the insurance industry. I want to thank Ben for his fantastic contribution to our company and for his many years of service and support. We wish him every success for the future.”