Zurich Names Deepak Budhiraja as Chief Information Officer
By: Asia Business Outlook Team | Thursday, 24 November 2022
Zurich Financial Services Australia (Zurich) has announced the appointment of Deepak Budhiraja as Chief Information Officer for Australia and New Zealand.
Mr Budhiraja currently serves as Chief Information & Technology Officer for Hong Kong, Singapore and Bermuda with Sun Life Financial.
Hilary Bates, Chief Operating Officer, Zurich Australia and New Zealand said: “Deepak brings an impressive breadth of international experience to this role, including a strong capability in formulating digital roadmaps and a passion for innovation and customers.
“We very much look forward to Deepak joining in the new year and welcoming him as a key member of the local Zurich team,” Ms Bates said.
Mr Budhiraja has more than 20 years’ experience holding senior roles dedicated to digital transformation within the financial services industry. This includes Chief Information Officer & Chief Client Officer for Sun Life Vietnam, and Director of Technology for Sun Life’s Asia Service Centre supporting the Canadian and Asian business units.
Prior to this, he spent more than 10 years in DXC Technology’s Life Insurance Practice consulting for clients located in the United States, Singapore and India.
Mr Budhiraja will relocate from Hong Kong to Sydney in the new year and commence his appointment on 16 January 2023.