George Savvides

Former Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Medibank Private Ltd.

George Savvides

George Savvides

Former Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Medibank Private Ltd.

Biography

George Savvides is a businessperson who has been the head of 11 different companies and presently is Chairman of Arrow Leadership, Chairman of King Group (New Zealand), Chairman of Vision Developments Holdings Pty Ltd., Chairman for Kings Consolidated Group Pty Ltd. and Chairman of Special Broadcasting Service Corp. George Savvides is also Member of Business Council of Australia, Member of Australian Institute for Population Ageing Research and Member of The Order of Australia Association Ltd. and on the board of 5 other companies. Mr. Savvides previously held the position of Chairman at World Vision Australia, Chairman at MUH Operations No. 2 Pty Ltd., Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Next Science Ltd., Chief Executive Officer, Director & MD at Medibank Private Ltd., Partner at Cfmc Consulting Pty Ltd., Non-Executive Chairman for Kings Transport (Pty) Ltd., Chief Executive Officer for Sigma Co. Ltd. and Vice President-Council at International Federation of Health Plans. George Savvides received an MBA from the University of Technology Sydney and an undergraduate degree from The University of New South Wales.

Overview
Career Highlights

Medibank Private Ltd.
Sigma Co. Ltd.

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Number of Boards

13

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Ryman Healthcare Ltd.

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Former Group Chief Executive Officer at Ryman Healthcare Ltd.

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Member, Board of Directors at Ryman Healthcare Ltd.

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Chairman at World Vision International, Inc.

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Former Group Executive Director at Aviva Plc

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Bbus at Medibank Private Ltd.

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President at Geelong Football Club Ltd.

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Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University

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Former Executive Manager-Leadership & Business at Medibank Private Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director at Medibank Private Ltd.

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Former Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Medibank Private Ltd.
Education
Class of 1984

UTS is a public university of technology defined by the support for the economic, social and cultural prosperity of our communities. The University is measured by the success of our students, staff and partners and committed to research, innovation and the dissemination of knowledge of public value.

Class of 1978

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is an Australian public university. Established in 1949, it is ranked among the top 60 universities in the world according to the QS World University Rankings. It has more than 50,000 students from over 120 countries. The main UNSW campus is located on a 38 hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney. Other campuses are the College of Fine Arts in Paddington, UNSW@ADFA, the University College at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra, and sub-campuses at Randwick and Coogee in Sydney, as well as research stations around NSW. UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australian research-intensive universities, and of the international network Universitas 21. UNSW graduates hold more chief executive positions of ASX 200 listed companies than those of any other university in Australia.

Memberships
Member
Current

Business Council of Australia is an Australian private company located in Melbourne that operates a forum for the chief executives of Australia's largest companies to promote economic and social progress in the national interest. The firm was founded by Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty. Jennifer Anne Westacott has been the CEO since 2011.

Career History
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2016

Medibank Private Ltd. engages in the underwriting and distribution of private health insurance policies through Medibank and ahm brands. It operates through Health Insurance, and Medibank Health segments. The Health Insurance segment offers private health insurance products including hospital cover and ancillary cover, as stand-alone products and packaged products. The Medibank Health segment offers a range of activities including contracting with government and corporate customers to provide health management services, as well as providing a range of telehealth services in Australia. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Docklands, Australia.

Chief Executive Officer
1996 - 2000

Sigma Ltd. is one of the leading Australian healthcare company that operates in pharmaceutical industry through its activities as a manufacturer, marketer, wholesaler and retailer.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current
Director
Current

World Vision International, Inc. operates as a Christian humanitarian organization. It provides education, health care, and economic development for the children and communities around the world. The company was founded by Robert Pierce in 1950 and is headquartered in Federal Way, WA.

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