The Lancer Group places Nitin Ahuja as Head of Transformation at QBE insurance (ASX: QBE; LTM Rev: $17.4B AUD), top 20 insurance and reinsurance company in the world

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The Lancer Group places Nitin Ahuja as Head of Transformation of QBE insurance (ASX: QBE; LTM Rev: $17.4B AUD), one of theworld’s top 20 insurance and reinsurance companies with operations in 43countries. QBE is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and is headquartered in Sydney.

Nitin brings to QBE over 15 years of international experience leading complex transformation and global delivery across the financial services, telco, government, and aviation sectors. In this new role, Nitin will be responsible for strengthening the application of business process, improvement and transformation across QBE ANZO to ensure the effective delivery of multiple, complex, and simultaneous programs of work.

Most recently, Nitin served as Head of Business Delivery of Optus, provider of telecommunications services for individuals and businesses in Australia, where he created a single delivery organization accountable for business planning, change management, business readiness, governance & delivery for the consumer division. Nitin joined Optus in 2011 and held numerous senior roles including Director of Delivery, where he was responsible for leading the delivery of all tactical and strategic market-impacting initiatives for the consumer, wholesales & satellite, and networks business units.

He holds a Master of Business Systems from Monash University.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About QBE Insurance
QBE is one of the world’s leading insurers and reinsurers, with operations in 36countries and a presence in all key global insurance markets. As part of the QBE Insurance Group, QBE Australia provides a broad range of insurance products to personal, business, corporate and institutional customers across the nation.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874