Marcus Pearl steps down as Primacy CEO following election as Mayor of the City of Port Philip

Marcus Pearl

Marcus Pearl has stepped down as CEO of Primacy after 6 years in the role, following his recent election as the Mayor of the City of Port Phillip (Victoria).

Primacy is Australia’s leading provider of Crop Insurance. A subsidiary of Allianz Australia, Primacy has over 25 years’ experience in developing innovative solutions to help Australia’s primary producers protect their crops and investments.

Glen Drinnan, Allianz Australia’s General Manager of Specialty, said “Marcus’ leadership has seen Primacy continue to grow in Australia, implement a simplified business model and establish a next generation underwriting platform for brokers adding value to Primacy’s customers and shareholders.”

“We wish Marcus every success in the future and as Mayor of the City of Port Phillip. We thank Marcus for his commitment and service to Primacy and Allianz.”

Marie-Helene Belisle, Risk and Compliance Manager of Primacy, will step into the role of interim CEO with immediate effect.

“Marie-Helene brings a strong background in insurance and governance across both the private and public sectors, and we congratulate her on stepping into the role of interim CEO of Primacy.”