Leading with the Gallagher Way — Sarah Lyons

By Anna Game-Lopata — ANZIIF Writer | 28 Jun 2019
  • Claims
  • General Insurance
  • Insurance Broking
  • Risk Management
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Early in her insurance career, Sarah Lyons stepped forward and asked her prospective employer HBOS (now part of Lloyds Banking Group) to take a risk by hiring her for a role that she knew she could deliver, even though her CV at the time didn’t back that up.

‘Thankfully they took the plunge and backed me all the way – the rest is history,’ Lyons recalls.


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