AIA Australia announces new appointment to Board of Directors

18 June 2024 dot 3 min read
Melbourne, 18 June 2024  Leading life insurer AIA Australia has announced the recent appointment of Jane Perry as a new Non-Executive Director.
Jane has over 30 years’ senior leadership experience, predominantly in the financial services industry. She spent 11 years at AXA working in operations and human resources roles until she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Jane later joined J.P. Morgan Chase & Co as Chief Executive Officer, Worldwide Securities Services (WSS), Australia and New Zealand. Following this, she was promoted to Chief Executive Officer, Treasury and Securities Services, Australia and New Zealand. Jane was then approached to be the Chief Executive Officer of Qantas Super, a position she held for almost four years.
CEO of AIA Australia Damien Mu said, “I am delighted to confirm the appointment of Jane Perry as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the AIA Australia Board. Jane is extremely accomplished, and we look forward to drawing on her operational and leadership expertise to help us pursue our dream to make Australia the healthiest and best protected nation in the world.”
Jane joins a board chaired by Peter Yates AM, and will be serving alongside independent non-executive directors Geoff Austin and Jane Harvey. Speaking about her appointment, Jane said, “I am thrilled to be joining the AIA Australia Board and look forward to being able to contribute to an organisation committed to enhancing the lives of Australians.”
After retiring from Qantas Super in 2015, Jane has taken on several non-executive directorships. She is currently a director of the QIC Limited Board, where she serves on the Risk and Audit Committees.
Previous Board roles include membership of the Westpac BT Financial Group Superannuation boards, including Chair of the Insurance Sub-Committee, National Mutual Superannuation, National Mutual Staff Superannuation Plan and J.P. Morgan Nominees Australia Limited. Jane has also served on industry associations and not-for-profit boards, including as Chair of the Fund Executives Association Limited (FEAL), the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and the Victorian Arts Centre Trust.
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About AIA Australia
AIA Australia is a leading life insurance specialist with 50 years’ experience and purpose to make a difference in people’s lives. In 2014 the company launched AIA Vitality, a world leading, science-based health and wellbeing program, to the Australian market. In July 2017, AIA and its partners launched AIA’s health insurance business, now known as AIA Health Insurance.
In 2021, CommInsure Life was integrated into AIA Australia. The lives of more than 5.7 million Australians are protected and enhanced through AIA Australia’s unique value proposition of life, health and wellbeing. Our vision is to embrace shared value in championing Australia to be the healthiest and best protected nation in the world.
In pursuit of this, AIA Australia has developed AIA Embrace- a comprehensive wellbeing ecosystem of world-class products, programs and partnerships. These are designed to help customers, partners and the broader community to embrace better health and wellbeing.
In offering a broad range of health and wellbeing services to its customers, partners and broader community, AIA is proudly helping people lead healthier, longer, better lives. 
AIA Australia has been recognised with multiple awards, including the ANZIIF Life Insurance Company of the Year (2023, 2022), Women in Finance Employer of the Year Award (2018, 2019), Super Review’s Best Insurer of the Year (2018, 2019), FSC Life Insurance Industry Awards Innovation in Group Life Insurance (2021), Shared Value Awards Organisation of the Year (2020) and Shared Value Project of the Year (2021).
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