Meredith Palmer, Gallagher.

Gallagher welcomes Meredith Palmer and Rachel Kelly to its 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 March 30.

“We’re thrilled to have Meredith and Rachel on board,” said 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 a pilot phase in New Zealand. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, product management, strategy, and innovation, Palmer has lived and worked in countries all over the world. In 2018, she completed a Senior Executive MBA at Melbourne Business School.

Rachel Kelly, Gallagher.

Kelly is responsible for driving the vision, strategy, design, and development roadmap for Gallagher’s enterprise and high security solutions. With 20 years’ experience in the science and technology sector and 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 for Aotearoa New Zealand.