Chief Executive Officer and Managing
Michael joined Maxxia as Chief Executive Officer in May 2008 and
was appointed Managing Director in July 2008. He previously held
the role of CEO with insurance company AAMI. During his time at
AAMI the company grew to hold more than 3.4 million
Michael started his career as a private practice lawyer and has
ten years' legal experience.
Chief Financial Officer and Company
Mark joined Maxxia as the McMillan Shakespeare Group
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Company Secretary in October
He has over 17 years' experience as a CFO in both listed and
unlisted companies in the manufacturing, mining and financial
services sectors. Immediately before joining Maxxia he was CFO
at iselect, a comparison website and online insurance broker
and prior to that was CFO at IOOF a listed funds management
Mark is both a CPA and a member of the Australian Institute
of Company Directors.
Group Executive - Customers and Corporate
Peter joined Maxxia as a Business Analyst in April 2000 and
was responsible for product research and development, change
and project management, which led to his appointment as
Manager of New & Emerging Business. He became Head of
Operations in 2003 before assuming the role of Group Executive
- Salary Packaging with Maxxia and RemServ. In his current
role as Group Executive - Customers and Corporate
Affairs, Peter's focus is on the acquisition and retention of
major employer customers and overseeing the group's corporate
He has previously worked in a senior customer and project
management capacity with Colonial Ltd, Virtual Financial
Chief Operating Officer
Geoff joined Maxxia in December 2000. During this period,
he has held various senior management positions and is
currently a key member of the Executive Team responsible for
the day-to-day management of salary packaging administration,
novated leasing facilitation and asset management services.
With over 20 years' experience within the insurance and
finance industry, Geoff has held senior positions from Sales
to General management in major financial institutions such as
NZI Insurance, Rentworks Ltd, Cendant Australasia, before
joining Maxxia as National Manager - Business Solutions.
Geoff holds an Executive MBA from the University of Sydney.
Managing Director, Fleet and Financial
Abe Tomas joined Maxxia as Group Executive - Fleet and
Novated in April 2010 and is currently Managing Director,
Fleet and Financial Products. He has over 20 years' experience
in operational leasing, asset management and novated leasing. He
has also had extensive global experience in the finance, motor
vehicle and insurance industries.
Abe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and
former member of the Securities Institute of Australia and the
Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Abe assisted the McMillan Shakespeare Group with acquiring
the Interleasing and Holden Leasing businesses in early
Group Executive - Innovation
Andrew joined Maxxia in March 2009 as Group Executive
- Insurance Services, with primary responsibility to develop a
product niche for Maxxia insurance. In his current role as
Group Executive - Innovation, Andrew is responsible for
developing product and service innovation to ensure the
continued success of the business.
Andrew has over 20 years' insurance industry experience in which
he has previously held numerous senior management roles
including state and product management with AAMI and that of
Executive Manager of Strategy and Communications at RACQ
Insurance in Queensland where he was responsible for corporate
planning and internal communication.
Group Executive - Integration
Simon has been working with Maxxia in a variety of roles
since October 2008.
He has over 25 years of experience in senior finance and
management roles in the financial services and insurance
Prior to joining Maxxia, Simon was General Manager,
Financial Services for the Promina Direct Insurance Division,
responsible for providing finance, reporting and risk services
for major retail insurance companies in Australia. This
followed a 15 year career in senior finance, strategy and
operational roles with AAMI.
Simon is a member of the Australian Institute of Company
Group Executive - Human Resources
Suzanne joined Maxxia in May 2009. She has in excess of
15 years senior management experience in the HR field. Her
wealth of experience lies in translating high level business
objectives into people development strategies with lasting
Her professional background over the past two decades
includes education, law publishing and financial services. She
previously held the role of Head of Human Resources at
Group Executive - Business Systems
Daniel joined Maxxia in July 2008. He is responsible
for developing and aligning business systems capabilities and
processes within Maxxia. Daniel has more than ten years'
strategic analysis and project management
He previously held senior management roles with SunCorp
Direct Insurance and AAMI. During this time, he project
managed key deliverables in the development and launch of AAMI
Business Insurance and Bingle.com.
Group Executive - Marketing
Fiona joined Maxxia in 2004. She has more than 20
years' marketing experience in various industries including
advertising and financial services. She is responsible for
strategic and tactical marketing and communications for Maxxia
and RemServ, with a focus on brand positioning and customer
awareness and education.
She has been responsible for reinvigorating the brand under the
new name 'Maxxia' which better reflects the company's future
Group Executive - Customer and Public
Ron joined Maxxia in July 2008. His primary responsibility
is to develop and grow a strong and deep alignment with
Maxxia's business partners.
Ron has over 25 years' experience in management, sport and
education. He previously held senior executive roles with
Australian Cricket and Australian Rugby and ran his own
successful consultancy. Ron is on the board of the Australian
Drug Foundation and has lectured at RMIT, Deakin and Victoria
Universities' post-graduate Schools of Management and
Group Executive - NSW
Stewart joined Maxxia in April 2012 to take up
the responsibility for overseeing McMillan Shakespeare Group's
With 19 years in banking and finance, Stewart has broad
experience in business and institutional banking including
senior leadership positions at Commonwealth Bank and Medfin, a
division of NAB.
Stewart holds a Bachelor of Economics and Master of Applied
Finance degrees and has extensive experience establishing new
business units and leading teams in high growth and change