Appointment of Director & Announcement of New Chairman

The Board of Austbrokers Holdings Limited (AUB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Lahiff as a Director effective 1st October 2015. Paul was previously Chief Executive of Mortgage Choice Limited (2003 – 2009) and prior to that an Executive Director of Heritage Bank and Permanent Trustee and held senior roles in Westpac in […]Read More

In profile: Jodie Blackledge, Staying ahead in the risk business

Jodie Blackledge took over as Chief Financial Officer of Austbrokers in July this year following an extensive career in corporate finance both in Australia and in London, including senior roles with AMP and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mostly recently she was CFO of The Trust Company. Growing its market cap to almost $600m since […]Read More

Austbrokers sticks to diversification plan


“How important is diversification for us? Very,” says Mark Searles, chief executive of Austbrokers. Photo: Jessica Hromas Mark Searles, chief executive of Austbrokers, admits it’s hard not to be affected by the volatile movements in the company’s share price since its profit downgrade in January but has stressed he is sticking to a diversification strategy […]

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Austbrokers gives back at annual get together


On Sunday 6 September, Austbrokers hosted more than 130 Austbrokers Partners and staff along with insurers and industry partners ahead of the 2015 NIBA Convention in Melbourne. The event, held at the Melbourne Aquarium, offered a great networking opportunity with a stunning backdrop of more than 2,000 fish. Guest speaker Martin Walsh, the Chairman of […]

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