Gallagher Strengthens Executive Team
Global security manufacturer, Gallagher, is pleased to welcome Meredith Palmer and Rachel Kelly to their executive leadership team. Based at Gallagher’s head office in Hamilton, New Zealand, Palmer joined the team as Chief Solutions Officer – Small Business on 14 April, and Kelly as Chief Product Officer – Enterprise Solutions on 30 March.
“We’re thrilled to have Meredith and Rachel on board,” says Mark Junge, Global General Manager – Security. “The skills and experience they bring are a great addition to our leadership team, and they will both play a pivotal role in our future operations and strategy.”
Palmer is responsible for the vision and strategy of Gallagher’s small business solution, Co-Pilot, which has been in pilot stage and gaining significant interest in New Zealand. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, product management, strategy, and innovation, Palmer has lived and worked in the USA, Japan, U.K., Australia, and now New Zealand. In 2018, she completed a Senior Executive MBA at Melbourne Business School.
Kelly is responsible for driving the vision, strategy, design, and development roadmap for Gallagher’s enterprise and high security solutions. Having worked with innovative and award-winning tech and manufacturing companies in New Zealand and the USA, Kelly is an elected member of the New Zealand AI Forum Executive Council and is a ministerial advisor on the Digital Council of New Zealand.