Zurich Names Blake Regional Executive, Southwest Region

August 22, 2007

Zurich has named William “Bill” Blake as regional executive for its Southwest Region. Blake will be based in Zurich North America Commercial’s Glendale, Calif., office. He will be responsible for Arizona, Southern California, Colorado, Southern Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Blake has more than 18 years of insurance experience and joined Zurich in 1997 as a senior account executive. In his career with Zurich, he took on increasing responsibilities across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Northwest and Southwest regions for Zurich’s construction business, including the role of the regional vice president of both the Northwest and Southwest regions. In 2005, he joined Zurich’s Commercial Markets business unit as its platform executive, responsible for integrating mid-platform customer needs into the Commercial Markets business strategy.

“Bill will be accountable for working with our distributors to bring effective insurance and risk management solutions to our customers and leading the regional management team to help achieve profitable growth targets,” said Eleanor Barnard, chief marketing officer and head of distribution for Zurich North America Commercial.

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