Housing Industry Association Insurance Services announces new CEO

Housing Industry Association Insurance Services announces new CEO

Housing Industry Association Insurance Services announces new CEO

Sydney, 30 November 2016 - Housing Industry Association Insurance Services (HIAIS), Aon's joint venture with the Housing Industry Association (HIA), has today announced the appointment of Tim Olive as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 30 January 2017.

Tim joins HIAIS having held various senior leadership positions at the Housing Industry Association (HIA), including as Board Director of HIAIS since 2008. He is at present the Chief Executive for Business Solutions at HIA and for many years has been influential in leading the growth and innovation strategies for the organisation.

Lambros Lambrou, Chief Executive Officer of Aon Risk Solutions Australia, said Tim is a natural fit for the business.

"Tim's expertise in the residential construction industry and in-depth understanding of the HIA business is second to none and will be valuable as he leads HIAIS to future growth and success.

"I am excited to have him part of the team and I have no doubt that he will continue to position us strongly as the leading insurance broker for the industry."

As CEO, Tim will drive and implement the HIAIS growth strategy. He will be based at Aon's Canberra office. 

David Turner, HIAIS' CEO for the past nine years, will remain Chairman of the organisation.

Aon, HIA and the Board of HIAIS, warmly welcome Tim and wish to express their appreciation for all that David Turner has contributed to our business.

HIA Insurance Services (HIAIS) was formed in 1984 as the authorised insurance provider for the Housing Industry Association (HIA). HIAIS is a joint venture partnership between HIA and Aon, the unique strength of these two industry leaders in their field have led to the success of HIAIS for over 30 years. This strategic partnership delivers unparalleled knowledge and expertise to advice on risk requirements to the building industry and has enabled HIAIS to design products with specific and comprehensive cover to best protect our clients and their businesses.

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