One of the people integral to the establishment of the NSW Government’s icare worker’s compensation business has been recruited by QBE Insurance Group.
QBE announced that it had appointed Vivek Bhatia as chief executive Australia and New Zealand Operations, following an extensive global search.
It said Bhatia would be reporting to QBE Group Chief Executive, Pat Regan.
Bhatia played a critical role in the formation of icare in 2014 and was appointed as the inagurual chief executive officer and managing director.
Prior to his role at icare, Bhatia co-led the Asia Pacific Restructuring and Transformation practice at McKinsey and Company prior to which he was the chief executive officer, Australian Underwriting Operations at Westfarmers Insurance.