ICBC announces permanent CEO
November 18, 2013
ICBC’s Board of Directors has announced the permanent appointment of Mark Blucher as president and CEO effective immediately. He has held the position of interim president and CEO since October 2012.
Blucher is responsible for providing overall leadership and strategic direction to help provide high quality service and the best insurance coverage at the lowest possible price to British Columbians. He also works closely with the Board of Directors and management to implement ICBC’s business plan with a focus on controlling costs and being financially stable, while ensuring we meet the needs and expectations of our customer.
His previous position at ICBC was Senior Vice President of Insurance, a position he held since joining ICBC in 2010.
Blucher has an extensive background in insurance and financial services, including a number of senior executive positions in New Zealand and Australia. He is an associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, an international business school and research institution.
Paul Taylor’s term as chair of the board has also been extended until January 17, 2017.