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Partners Life Appoints Additional Independent Director


Partners Life has appointed Julie Fahey as a non-executive independent director on the boards of Partners Group Holdings Limited and Partners Life Limited.

Ms Fahey is a non-executive director of Datacom Group Limited in New Zealand and of Yooralla, IRESS Limited and CenITex in Australia. She is also a member of the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority's ICT advisory board.

Ms Fahey has over 30 years of experience in technology, including in major organisations such as Western Mining, Exxon, Roy Morgan, General Motors and SAP, covering consulting, software vendor and chief information officer roles.

In addition to her industry experience, Ms Fahey spent 10 years at KPMG as a partner with the firm, during which time she served as national lead partner telecommunications, media and technology, and national managing partner - markets. Ms Fahey was also a member of the KPMG national executive committee.

Partners Life chairman Jim Minto says, “Julie’s unique background in technology and innovation, coupled with her New Zealand governance experience and her passion for transformational growth, will add a new dimension to the already broad and deep capabilities of the Partners Life board. We are delighted to welcome Julie on the Partners Life journey to becoming the most valuable life and health insurer in the New Zealand market.”
Ms Fahey says, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to add to the Partners Life story. I am looking forward to bringing my unique perspective to the board to help guide the company through the rapidly changing world of financial services. I am also very excited to be working alongside the highly respected Partners Life team of incumbent directors and the exceptional management team.”


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