Zurich’s Global Corporate in North America (GCiNA) appointed Brad Kass as chief operations officer, based in New York.In his new role, Kass will be responsible for overseeing the execution of GCiNA’s goals focusing on operating models, project portfolio and change management, international program operations, compliance and risk management.
Most recently, Kass served as chief of staff for GCiNA. Prior to that, he was operations manager for General Insurance’s customer and distribution management operations and has held various management positions.
Kass will report to Mike Kerner, CEO of GCiNA, as well as Max Schoenholzer, COO, Global Corporate. He replaces Sabrina Hart who was appointed chief underwriting officer for GCiNA in February.
Zurich, Switzerland-headquartered Zurich Insurance Group is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East as well as other markets.
In North America, Zurich is a leading commercial property/casualty insurance provider serving the global corporate, large corporate, middle market, specialties and programs sectors. Life insurance offered in the United States is issued by Zurich American Life Insurance Company, an Illinois domestic life insurance company. 2012 marks Zurich’s 100-year anniversary of its insurance operations in the United States.