Pierre Wauthier News

Zurich CFO’s Widow Rejects Insurer’s Report on Suicide; Zurich Defends Probe

The widow of Zurich Insurance’s late finance chief on Wednesday rejected a report into his suicide, telling the Swiss company’s annual shareholder meeting she could not accept the findings of an investigation into his death. Zurich Insurance defended the report …

Review of Zurich Finance Chief’s Suicide Clears Ackermann

Zurich Insurance finance chief Pierre Wauthier did not come under “undue pressure” before his suicide, the firm said on Monday, citing results of an investigation into his death that it hopes will wrap up the scandal before earnings next week. …

Zurich CFO’s Suicide Followed Disagreement on Business Targets

On August 14, Zurich Insurance chairman Josef Ackermann received financial chief Pierre Wauthier and head of investor relations James Quin at his office overlooking Lake Zurich to finalise the company’s second-quarter results, due for release the next day. Most of …

Zurich Group Chairman Resigns After CFO’s Suicide

Zurich Insurance Group AG Chairman Josef Ackermann resigned after the company’s finance chief died in a suspected suicide. “The unexpected death of Pierre Wauthier has deeply shocked me,” Ackermann, 65, said in a statement today. “I have reasons to believe …

Zurich Insurance CFO Wauthier Committed Suicide: Police

Pierre Wauthier, chief financial officer of Zurich Insurance Group AG, probably committed suicide at his home, according to police. He was 53. An autopsy to determine the cause of death “clearly pointed to a suicide,” Marcel Schlatter, a police spokesman …

Zurich Insurance CFO Wauthier Found Dead

Zurich Insurance Group AG, the biggest Swiss insurer, said Chief Financial Officer Pierre Wauthier was found dead at his home this morning. The police are investigating the exact circumstances of his death, the Zurich-based company said in an e-mailed statement …