Zurich CFO suicide 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 …

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 Insurance CFO Named Ackermann in Suicide Note

The finance chief of Zurich Insurance, Pierre Wauthier, named chairman Josef Ackermann in his suicide note, the company confirmed on Friday as it pledged to investigate whether he had been put under undue strain before his death. The insurer has …

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 …