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Innovation Group Australia appoints new Managing Director

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Innovation Group Australia appoints new Managing Director

Innovation Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Drew Schnehage as Managing Director, Australia.

Drew, who has close to 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, has been interim Managing Director since January 2019. She joins the team from Innovation Group South Africa where she headed up the commercial division in 2017. Prior to that, Drew was the CEO of Aquarius Underwriting Managers, a specialist UMA and multiple industry award recipient. Following on an acquisition by Hollard in 2014, Drew took on the responsibility of General Manager for personal lines and distribution.

Congratulating Drew on her appointment, Andries Van Staden, Group Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are delighted to announce Drew’s appointment within Innovation Group. Drew is a trusted and respected industry leader, and her proven track record and extensive experience will be invaluable in leading and supporting our Australian business”.

Drew commented: “I am thrilled to be joining the team in Australia and I can’t wait to be part of the growth journey ahead. I am excited by the opportunity to lead the business into its next phase of transformation and I look forward to continuing the great work already established by the team.”

Drew will be relocating to Melbourne, Australia with her family in June 2019.

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