On 21st December Gallagher Bassett NZ Limited (GB) acquired the business of TriEx Health, Safety & Wellness Ltd.

TriEx ( is New Zealand’s most comprehensive provider of occupational health and safety services.  TriEx has been operating in the New Zealand market for 30 years and has a strong history of leadership and growth in this field.  They provide health, safety and wellness services throughout New Zealand.

This acquisition will provide a major boost for our presence in NZ and create even more exciting opportunities for GB in this market, complementing our current services in general insurance, personal injury, life and health.

Gallagher Bassett New Zealand Managing Director, Craig Furness, said the acquisition will strengthen the company’s offer to New Zealand clients.

 “We see this as a great opportunity.  GB’s expertise in claim management, rehabilitation and policy administration is well known in New Zealand.  TriEx is a proven and trusted provider of occupational health, safety & wellness solutions for New Zealand workers with a great reputation for excellence, relationships and best practice” he said.

We are also welcoming current TriEx Directors Sarah O’Connell and Rob Acutt who will both be joining GB. Sarah will be appointed to the role of General Manager TriEx.

“Our businesses both provide quality solutions, and believe that the customer experience must be exceptional. We are proud of TriEx’s culture and both myself and the team are excited about the future and providing an expanded service offering to existing and new clients,” Sarah said.

The TriEx team of approximately 50 will be joining the GB family as part of the acquisition, increasing our headcount in New Zealand to approximately 270.  The majority of the TriEx team are based in Christchurch with growing teams in both Wellington and Auckland.

GB is excited about the acquisition and is looking forward to welcoming the TriEx team throughout New Zealand.