Brodie ArnholdCEO and Executive Director
Brodie commenced his role as CEO of iSelect in August 2018 after spending four months as acting-CEO. He first joined iSelect as a Board member in September 2014 and has over 15 years domestic and international experience in private equity, investment banking and corporate finance.
Prior to his current role with iSelect, Brodie was the CEO of Melbourne Racing Club. He has also worked for Investec Bank from 2010-2013 where he was responsible for building a high-net-worth private client business.
Brodie worked for Westpac Banking Corporation where he grew the institutional bank’s presence in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, and from 2006-2010 held the role of Investment Director at Westpac’s private equity fund.
During his career Brodie has also worked at leading accounting and investment firms including Deloitte (Australia), Nomura (UK) and Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong). Brodie is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Shaver Shop Group Ltd (ASX: SSG).
Brodie holds a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).
Henriette RothschildChief Operating Officer
Henriette joined iSelect in August 2017 and is responsible for the performance of the company’s individual business units, customer contact centre operations and commercial partnerships.
Previously, Henriette had over 25 years experience in sales, marketing, human resources and consulting. She was the Managing Director of Hay Group (now Korn Ferry Hay Group) across Australia, NZ, Japan and Korea, a global management consulting firm focusing on organisational performance and people advisory services.
Henriette has worked with boards, CEOs and executive teams in areas of organisational performance, transformation and building high performance cultures. She has a BA from Melbourne University, Grad Dip (Swinburne) and qualified as a psychologist before undertaking further graduate studies in business and marketing (Monash).
Henriette is a board member of both the Richmond Football Club and Brown Brothers Wines and a graduate member of AICD.
Vicki PafumiChief Financial Officer
Vicki joined iSelect in November 2015 and held senior roles within the Company’s finance and operations functions before being appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in July 2018. Prior to Vicki’s appointment as CFO, she held the role of Interim CFO from 27 January 2016 to 3 July 2017 and from 17 November 2017 to 1 July 2018.
Prior to that, Vicki was responsible for Workforce Planning, Dialler Operations and Project Management as well as the management of our Cape Town business. Vicki has over 25 years experience spanning all areas of finance, six sigma, supply chain, operations and aftermarket.
A results driven professional with extensive people management experience, Vicki is passionate about leading and developing individuals to succeed and be their best. Vicki holds a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy, Law and Economics major) from Monash University and is a qualified CPA.
Slade ShermanChief Experience Officer
Slade joined iSelect in February 2018 as Chief Experience Officer (CXO). Slade is responsible for customer and digital strategy including Technology, Data Science, PMO and Product functions. He has extensive experience in digital transformation, having led large-scale technology based projects for leading global businesses.
Prior to joining iSelect, Slade was COO for Creator Global, following senior roles at Buzz Products, Crowdsauce and The Rewards Factory. Slade holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from the University of New South Wales.
Warren HebardChief Marketing Officer
Warren joined iSelect in April 2018 as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), he is responsible for the brand’s overall marketing strategy and execution. Warren brings extensive digital, ATL media, retention, creative, brand and ROI data led decision-making experience to iSelect.
Previous to his role at iSelect, Warren was Chief Marketing Officer at William Hill Australia. Prior to working at William Hill he held senior executive roles both in agency environments and in-house including with online bookmaker TomWaterhouse.com, as Brand Director, launching the brand into the Australian marketplace.
Alan CaputoGroup Executive - Financial Services & Life
Alan joined iSelect in May 2006 and was appointed to the role of Group Executive for Wealth in November 2015, which includes both our lending and life insurance businesses.
Alan was initially recruited by iSelect as a Sales & Operations Manager to establish a Life Insurance vertical. The strong growth of the Life Insurance business under Alan’s leadership led to the expansion of his portfolio and in 2009 he was appointed General Manager for iSelect’s Home Loans, Life and General Insurance businesses.
Alan has over 14 years experience working in the financial services sector specialising in sales and distribution, including roles at both ANZ and
Commonwealth Bank. Alan holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning from Kaplan.
Kirsten CravenGroup Executive - Marketing
Kirsten joined iSelect in January 2014 as Head of Brand and Marketing Communications, before taking on the role of Group Executive – Marketing in November 2017.
As a customer-first marketing professional, Kirsten is passionate about leveraging customer insights, data analytics and creativity to achieve commercial results. With over 10 years’ experience spanning both in-house and agency, Kirsten possesses a unique combination of brand and retail marketing communication expertise that extends to strategy and communication across all marketing channels - owned, earned and bought.
Prior to joining iSelect, Kirsten held senior roles at award winning advertising agencies GPY&R and Clemenger BBDO Proximity, working across a diverse portfolio of high profile clients including Bupa, AFL, L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Defence Force Recruiting and Pacific Brands.
Kirsten holds a Bachelor of Communication (Advertising) from Monash University.
Alya StephenGroup Executive - Energy & Telco
Alya joined iSelect as Group Executive for Energy & Telco in May 2018. She brings to iSelect over 20 years experience in utilities across a number
A pragmatic and results-driven leader, Alya has a successful track record of building and delivering products and services in both customer facing businesses and outsourcing services. She is also experienced working with start-ups, SME’s as well as global corporate organisations.
Prior to iSelect, Alya held several senior roles both locally and internationally for well-known brands including CitiPower, Computershare, Connectnow and Switchwise; and providing solutions for Alinta Energy, Unitywater, Horizon Power and Q Energy. Alya holds a Bachelor of Art from Swinburne University of Technology.
Michael WhiteGroup Executive - Health & General Insurance
Michael joined iSelect in February 2016 as Head of Commercial – Health before taking on his current role of Group Executive – Health & General Insurance in April 2017.
A commercial and results-orientated executive, Michael’s experience spans all major retail sectors including grocery, discount and department stores. Michael’s successful track record in growing businesses is underpinned by a strategic and customer-led approach, while also focusing on building people and business capability.
Prior to joining iSelect, Michael held senior sales and marketing roles at Manassen Foods, Hallmark, FIJI Water, Valcorp Fine Foods and Heinz.
Michael holds both a Bachelor of Business and Masters of Entrepreneurship & Innovation from Swinburne University of Technology.