Peter Harris joined the Board of the LANZBC in April 2016. Peter participated in the buyout of CBL Insurance in 1996, and was appointed its Managing Director in 2007. Peter and his team have built CBL Insurance Group from doing $2m Gross Annual Revenue in 2000 with two employees and one office in Auckland to the point where today CBL writes $350m in annual revenue with 145 employees and 8 offices worldwide, including a small Auckland head office. Approximately 98% of CBL’s revenue is derived from overseas markets.
In 2015 Peter headed the CBL team taking the Group public with an IPO for NZ$125m, listing the company’s shares on the New Zealand and Australian Stock Exchanges. Peter remains a significant shareholder of CBL Corporation Ltd – the listed parent of CBL Group.
CBL has offices in Mexico City, and has been doing business in Latin America for over 12 years. In 2015 Peter oversaw the CBL purchase of a 35% stake in Afianzadora Fiducia in Mexico City. CBL has been a member of the LANZBC for over 10 years.
Peter is an “Authorised Person” with the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the Central Bank of Ireland, and is Chairman of CBL Insurance Europe Limited.
Peter travels extensively, having excellent links in Latin America.Back