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IAG appoints Wendy Lai as non-executive director

November 19, 2020

IAG New Zealand Board appoints Wendy Lai as non-executive director

IAG New Zealand Limited Chairman Simon Allen has today announced the appointment of Wendy Lai as an independent non-executive director to the IAG New Zealand Board.

Mr Allen says Ms Lai brings extensive strategic and operational expertise, as well as practical skills gained throughout her career as a management consultant.

“Wendy Lai is well known in New Zealand and internationally for her strong business transformation and leadership capability across a range of sectors, including financial services. 

“We are delighted to have Wendy join the IAG New Zealand Board.”  

Ms Lai has more than 25 years’ experience as a management consultant for Deloitte where she was part of Deloitte’s global and regional leadership teams based in New Zealand and South-East Asia, specialising in improving organisational performance.

She has extensive governance experience and has served on several Boards including Deloitte (NZ), Counties Manukau Health (Deputy Chair and Chair of Audit and Finance), Te Papa The Museum of New Zealand (Chair of Audit and Finance), Avanti Finance and Ziera (Chair).

Wendy Lai’s appointment to the IAG New Zealand Board is effective from 18 November 2020.