AA Insurance has appointed Angela Nash as its new General Manager of Digital, Data and Technology, effective from August 2023. Nash is currently a member of the executive leadership team at New Zealand Rugby and New Zealand Rugby Commercial, where she oversees technology strategy and digital transformation projects.
Michelle James, CEO of AA Insurance, says, "Angela brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, and we are delighted to welcome her to the team. Digital technology plays an important role in the lives of our customers and the trusted relationships we have with them, and it's a key pillar of our strategy. Angela's impressive track record and expertise in this space will help us achieve what we're setting out to do - create more great experiences for customers now and into the future."
Commenting on her appointment, Nash says, "I'm a strong believer in the power of digital technology to deliver great outcomes for New Zealanders and I'm excited to join AA Insurance at such a pivotal time for the company and the insurance industry at large. After nearly five great years with NZ Rugby, it's time for the next challenge, and I'm looking forward to contributing to the great work already underway by Michelle and the wider team at AA Insurance."
Nash is an experienced technology executive who has led companies through significant technology and transformation change. In addition to her current role with NZ Rugby, she has held executive roles with Spark, Datacom, QualIT, and REANNZ. Nash is also currently co-chair for the STRMix Advisory Board, Future Director for Kordia, and an active member of the NZTech Leaders Executive, Business Mentors Org and the Institute of Directors.
Nash will complete her current role before joining AA Insurance in August 2023. AA Insurance expressed its optimism for what Nash will bring to the table and looks forward to more exciting and innovative customer experiences in the future.