Southern Cross Health Society appoints chief legal officer

Fiona Brown starts her new role on October 16.
Fiona Brown

Southern Cross Health Society has announced the appointment of Fiona Brown to the role of chief legal officer.

Brown is a legal and compliance senior executive with experience across a range of legal, governance, commercial and risk management roles.

She takes up the position following her previous role as general counsel and company secretary at Kiwibank, where she led an industry-recognised team providing legal risk management and best practice corporate governance.

Prior to her six years with Kiwibank, Brown spent 11 years in a variety of roles at ANZ, including head of governance, chief of staff and head of securitisation. She began her law career with the top tier law firm Chapman Tripp. 

In her new role, Brown will lead the in-house legal team and focus on enabling implementation of the Society’s strategic plan while mitigating legal and business risk. 

Brown starts her new role with Southern Cross Health Society on October 16.

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