Chairman & Non-Executive Director
Norman Newbon has served on subsidiary Boards of major public companies for the past 34 years in both the motor industry with Volkswagen and Subaru, and in the insurance and financial services industry with GIO, AMP and Suncorp. Norman spent 21 years with GIO in an executive capacity and he is currently a Director of StateCover Mutual Limited, MIPS Insurance Pty Ltd. Prior Directorships include Chairman of the ASX listed Konekt Limited.
Paul Myers has more than 35 years’ experience in the automotive industry. Paul spent 20 years with AGC, before becoming a Director of Premium Warranties Australia and dealing in underwritten warranty insurance products as well as discretionary warranty products. Paul was also a director of Motorsure and Australian Dealer Insurance.
Robyn Bateup is a qualified Actuary with over 25 years of experience in the general insurance industry, advising corporate and government entities. Robyn is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Robyn has extensive experience in Eric’ s product lines, including having been Eric’ s Appointed Actuary prior to 2016. Among her many skills, Robyn brings risk management, governance, pricing, regulatory, financial and actuarial expertise to the Board. Robyn is currently a Director of Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd and has also been an elected Council member of the Actuaries Institute.
GARY (JAMIE) JOHNSON
Jamie Johnson has over 20 years’ experience in motor vehicle industry related activities including over 10 years’ experience in extended warranty products comprising discretionary risk products, and prior to March 2004, underwritten insurance products. Jamie is currently a Director of National Warranty Company, Web-Ezi Pty Ltd, and CEO of Presidian Pty Ltd.
Steve Kloss has more than 25 years’ experience in business principally in the automotive sector. Steve cut his teeth in the automotive industry, through being first to market with a host of intellectual property. Steve is currently the Chief Executive officer of Pentana Solutions who specialise in the supply and development of automotive corporate systems tailored to the needs of dealerships.
Ian Miller was a former Senior Partner of Ernst & Young having been with the firm, in a variety of executive roles, over 30 years.
Ian is currently a Non Executive Director of Macquarie Investment Management Ltd and was formerly Deputy Chairman of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.