Tuesday 05 March 2013, 10:27AM
Media release from ACC
Scott Pickering, currently a regional Chief Executive Officer for
one of the world's largest insurance brokers, has been appointed as
the new Chief Executive Officer for the Accident Compensation
In announcing the appointment today, the Chairperson of ACC, Paula
Rebstock, said the Board was delighted to recruit a Chief Executive
of Mr Pickering's calibre and experience.
"Mr Pickering is a New Zealander who is currently Regional CEO of
Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Willis
International Limited. He is based in Johannesburg.
"After spending most of the past 22 years abroad, Scott is
delighted to be returning to this demanding and challenging role in
Wellington. He shares the Board's vision of restoring public trust
and confidence in ACC through transforming the business model to
improve the quality of service delivery to clients."
Mr Pickering will start his new position on 1 May 2013. He will
take over from the Acting Chief Executive, David May who has been
in the role since the departure of Ralph Stewart in mid December
Career background of Scott Pickering
2010 - 2013: Executive employee of Willis Group
Holdings PLC. Willis is a New York Stock Exchange listed company.
It is a leading global insurance broker with approximately 17000
employees and more than 400 offices in nearly 120 countries.
2007 - 2010: Regional CEO of RSA Insurance Group
for Asia and the Middle East
1989 - 2007: Various Senior Executive roles with
ACE Insurance Ltd (previously CIGNA), including Managing Director
of ACE Insurance Limited New Zealand.
Married with four children.
Educated at Aotea College, Porirua.
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