Gallagher Bassett New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Walsh to the role of National Sales and Account Manager.
Steven has worked in the finance and insurance industry for over 25 years and brings with him extensive experience in general management, leadership, product management and the sales and distribution of financial services in the New Zealand market.
Steven has project managed new products and initiatives for banking, life insurance, general insurance and investment products in addition to establishing long-term business relationships and implementing strategic business plans and initiatives.
As National Sales and Account Manager, Steven will oversee and be responsible for the development and growth of all product lines in our New Zealand service offering. The role is newly created and was designed to better reflect the growing nature of our sales and account management division.
Steven is excited about the role and spoke highly of Gallagher Bassett,
“I am looking forward to initiating and executing new business opportunities and strategies that will benefit new and existing clients of GB but also to work alongside the talented and hardworking individuals I have met already.”
Craig Furness, Managing Director of New Zealand, spoke of Steven’s experience and confidence in him to excel in the role,
“We are delighted Steven has accepted the role, as he has a wealth of experience and a fantastic reputation. Steven’s role will allow GB to expand our opportunities for new and existing markets and we are confident in his ability to do this.”
Steven has completed a Bachelor of Commerce, a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies and is qualified to be a Financial Advisor. He is also a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a member of the Professional Advisor Association.
Steven enjoys attending and supporting his children’s sporting events and playing some of his own with golf, skiing and clay bird shooting being some of his main interests.
Steven will be based in our Auckland head office and started with Gallagher Bassett at the end of October.
Steven Walsh, National Sales and Account Manager.