Nathan Pilgrim, CIO, recognised as one of the top 50 technology and digital chiefs in Australia

Gallagher Bassett (GB) is delighted to announce that Nathan Pilgrim, Chief Information Officer, has been named on the CIO50 list for 2019.

The fourth annual CIO50 list recognises Australia’s top technology and digital chiefs. To be named on this list, the executives have driven real technology-led innovations that are changing the way that their organisations operate in a highly competitive global marketplace.

The list features executives from across sectors including financial services, healthcare, education, government, information technology and manufacturing.

Nathan is honoured to receive this recognition and is looking forward to continuing to drive innovation across the business,

“I’m honoured to be recognised as one of Australia’s Top 50 CIO’s.

It’s a testament to the calibre of the wider GB technology team, and recognition of the initiatives we’ve delivered to support our internal business and customers.”

In 2019, the judging panel scored entries under two pillars, business innovation and leadership. They looked for interesting and unique innovations that have been initiated by technology and digital leaders and their teams.

James Gan, Principal Architect, nominated Nathan to be placed on this list. James outlined why Nathan is a worthy candidate, saying:

“Nathan has positively impacted the business through a range of major innovations evidenced in the past two years. He established strong leadership and rapport with internal and external stakeholders.

Nathan’s people-centric style of management has influenced his approach to diversity and inclusion, where staff-driven initiatives are pushed to the forefront, with the understanding that diversity can enhance Gallagher Bassett’s ability to respond to its customers’ needs. He is quick to identify and mitigate risks while delivering a service-led engagement model, building on people and technology assets.”

John McNamara, GB Chief Executive Officer, added,

“Since commencing the role of Chief Information Officer, Nathan has used his experience and expertise to develop innovative solutions across the organisation.

As a people and functional leader of technology, he quickly gained the respect and trust of his direct reports.

Nathan is passionate about his role at GB and strives to deliver improved service for our customers.”

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