NEWS February 02, 2021

PPS Mutual bolsters team with new NSW Business Development Manager

Mutual insurance company PPS Mutual has announced the appointment of Sophie Gacomi to the role of Business Development Manager, NSW. The role reports to Sabrina Walmsley, State Manager for NSW and ACT.

Ms Gacomi will support both Ms Walmsley and the PPS Mutual proposition with qualifying financial advisers in NSW.

“Sophie has a well-known reputation for care and diligence, and she has been highly recommended by many in the advice community. I am thrilled that Sophie has agreed to join the PPS Mutual family,” Ms Walmsley said.

Ms Gacomi joins PPS Mutual with over 10 years’ experience in similar BDM roles with insurance companies BT Life, Clear View and OnePath, where she was responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with financial advisers and key stakeholders.

“I am excited to join the growing team at PPS Mutual. The company has a strong proposition and a sustainable business model with unique benefits to its professional Members and their advisers.

“I look forward to explaining these benefits to my network of advisers,” Ms Gacomi said.

PPS Mutual’s business development team has now expanded to include 10 people, including Ms Gacomi.

PPS Mutual is supported by PPS South Africa, the largest multi-disciplinary group of professionals in the world and the largest mutual company in South Africa.  PPS Mutual is based on the proven PPS business model that has been hugely successful in South Africa since the 1940s – sharing over $2.5 billion in profits with Members over the last 10 years.

PPS Mutual is owned by its Australian professional members who will share in the profits of the insurance that they buy.