Zurich Appoints Credit & Political Risk Director in Washington, D.C.

Zurich, Switzerland-headquartered Zurich Insurance Group appointed Dave Anderson as credit and political risk director for global business development. He will be based in Zurich’s Washington, D.C., office.

Anderson has spent the past six years helping to grow Zurich’s business in the Asia/Pacific region. From 2006 to 2009, Anderson established Zurich’s credit and political risk business in Sydney, Australia, and, in 2009, he launched the Singapore business and then led Zurich’s underwriting team in Asia.

Prior to joining Zurich in 2002, Anderson held positions with FCIA Management Corp and Citicorp International Trade Indemnity Inc.

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.