Warren Hebard

CEO

Warren was appointed CEO in November 2020. He first joined iSelect in April 2018 as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) before his role was expanded in June 2020 to also include responsibility for iSelect’s commercial partnerships.

Warren brings extensive management and data led decision making experience to iSelect.

Prior to joining iSelect, Warren was Chief Marketing Officer at William Hill Australia. He previously held senior management roles within both agency and in-house environments, including Brand Director with online bookmaker TomWaterhouse.com where he was responsible for launching the brand into the Australian marketplace.

Warren holds a Bachelor of Business Marketing and has attended Harvard Business School Executive Education programs in 2016, 2017 and 2019.

Vicki Pafumi

Executive – Finance & Strategy

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.

Previously, 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, is a qualified CPA and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Slade Sherman

Executive – Customer Experience

Slade joined iSelect in February 2018 as Chief Experience Officer (CXO). Slade is responsible for customer and digital strategy including Technology, Data Science, and Product functions.

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.

Michael White

Executive – Sales & Operations

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 Masterfoods (MARS Group), 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.

Sonya Oakley

Executive – People & Culture

Sonya joined iSelect in April 2019 and is responsible for the Company’s Human Resources, Safety & Wellbeing functions. A highly astute, pragmatic and authentic leader in People & Culture, Sonya has an extensive understanding of strategic and operational best practice human resources.

Sonya brings a great depth of relevant HR leadership experience to iSelect through senior HR roles within mid-large businesses. Sonya joined iSelect from Telstra, where she was General Manager HR for IT & Digital Solutions and previously held the role of Global Head of Talent Acquisition and Career Services. Prior to joining Telstra, Sonya was the Director of Human Resources ANZ at Delaware North and spent over a decade with the Coles Group in a variety of specialist senior positions.

Sonya holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Newcastle and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from Monash University. She is also a Certified Professional of the Australian Human Resources Institute.