Gallagher Bassett (GB) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ruth Korotcoff to the role of General Manager – South Australian Workers’ Compensation.
Ruth has a wealth of experience within workers compensation, having worked in a number of senior roles for IAG, CGU and GIO. In addition to this, Ruth has spent the last 10 years as a board member for the South Australia Motor Accident Commission.
Most recently Ruth was working as a Director with Optus, where she was responsible for their customer care and technical teams supporting SMB customers.
Chief Operating Officer Brad Smith is excited to have Ruth join the GB family.
"I believe Ruth will be a great fit for GB, and that we will all benefit from her focus in this role.
Ruth’s significant claims and customer service experience, as well as her leadership capabilities, position her perfectly to come into the role and lead our South Australian operation.
I’m genuinely excited to have Ruth onboard."
Ruth is looking forward to leading the South Australian team:
"I am very excited to be joining Gallagher Bassett and leading the SA team in delivering claims management services on behalf of ReturnToWorkSA.
My commitment and focus will be to ensure that our customers are at the forefront of all we do and that each individual in our business understands they’re critical to our overall success."
Outside of work, Ruth enjoys planning her holidays, exploring new restaurants, reading historical fiction and spending time with her family.
Ruth replaces Shaun Meehan, who has moved across to the role of General Manager – Self Insurance for GB.
GB has been delivering claims services in South Australia for ReturnToWorkSA since 2012.
Ruth Korotcoff - General Manager, South Australian Workers' Compensation