Deepak Budhiraja, currently chief information and technology officer for Hong Kong, Singapore and Bermuda with Sun Life Financial, will take up the role of CIO, Zurich Australia and New Zealand on 16 January 2023 and relocate to Sydney.
Hilary Bates, chief operating officer, Zurich Australia and New Zealand, said: “Deepak brings an impressive breadth of international experience to this role, including a strong capability in formulating digital roadmaps and a passion for innovation and customers.
“We very much look forward to Deepak joining in the new year and welcoming him as a key member of the local Zurich team.”
Mr Budhiraja has more than 20 years of experience holding senior roles within the financial services industry, including various digital transformation roles across Sun Life business units.
Prior to this, he spent more than 10 years in DXC Technology’s Life Insurance Practice consulting for clients located in the US, Singapore and India.