6 January 2020: Moyagh Murdock has been appointed Chief Executive of Insurance Ireland and will take up her role at the end of March 2020. Moyagh is currently Chief Executive of the Road Safety Authority (RSA) having been appointed to that position in 2014.
Moyagh has a wide range of experience mainly focused on the Transport sector. Prior to her role as Chief Executive of the RSA she was Chief Operating Officer for Bus Eireann where she had responsibility for Road Passenger Operations, Schools Transport and Information Technology and Business Systems. Moyagh’s career also involved spells with Bombardier, Team Aer Lingus and Caterpillar.
Moyagh graduated from Queens University Belfast with a B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering. She was also awarded an MBA from Dublin City University.
Commenting on the appointment the President of Insurance Ireland Ann Kelleher said “The Board of Insurance Ireland is delighted with the appointment of Moyagh Murdock as Chief Executive of Insurance Ireland. In her current role Moyagh has developed and successfully implemented the current RSA 5-year Corporate Plan 2016 to 2020, delivering tangible organisational change and introducing a programme of process improvements that embed Operational Excellence across a broad spectrum of services. She will bring a fresh perspective to her role in Insurance Ireland, with a particular focus on the Irish consumer. Moyagh was selected following a very competitive selection process and demonstrated an enthusiasm and vision for the sector focused on its various stakeholders.”
Moyagh Murdock commented as follows “I am delighted to be appointed as Chief Executive of Insurance Ireland. This is a challenging time for consumers and insurance providers and I look forward to engaging with stakeholders and to working collaboratively with them to ensure we implement changes which will provide a stable and well underpinned sector which delivers effectively for all of its customers.”