Zurich North America News

Zurich North America Names Putz to Lead Alternative Markets

Zurich North America has appointed David Putz to lead Alternative Markets, effective January 1, 2018. Putz will assume the role currently held by Kathleen Savio, who will become Zurich North America CEO at that same time. Putz, currently head of …

Zurich North America Names Ironshore’s DeLong VP of Cyber Underwriting

Zurich North America has hired Yosha DeLong as vice president of cyber underwriting, a role that expands Zurich’s cyber resources as the cyber exposures continue to evolve beyond data security. DeLong will lead the continued development of the company’s cyber …

Zurich Makes a Difference in the Lives of Philadelphia Families

Zurich North America, a provider of property and casualty insurance and a company dedicated to improving the lives of children and families, has made a $10,000 donation to the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. Paul Horgan, head of North America Commercial …

Global Protectionism Risks Economic Growth: Zurich, Atlantic Council

A rise in global protectionism stemming from a backlash against free trade and globalization could have significant impact on economic growth, poverty levels and the potential for military conflict, according to a new report from the Atlantic Council and Zurich …

Zurich’s Sustainable U.S. Campus Is One Part of Its Green Ambitions

The voice of Zurich North America Chief Legal Officer Dennis Kerrigan swelled with pride as he described the carrier’s new headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill., and its importance to Zurich’s overall philosophy about environmental and social responsibility. The 783,800-square-foot corporate campus …

Zurich North America Moving into New LEED Platinum Headquarters

Zurich North America’s new headquarters building in Schaumburg, Ill., has been completed as an LEED Platinum building as certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The 783,800 square foot building will be home to nearly 3,000 employees and contractors, …

Zurich North America Forms Captive Insurance Company in Vermont

Zurich North America has selected Vermont as the domicile for a new sponsored cell captive company, according to the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation. The captive, Hoplite Reinsurance Company of Vermont, is Vermont’s 1,052nd license. “We are delighted that Zurich …

Zurich Names Horgan CEO of Global Corporate Business in North America

Zurich announced that Paul Horgan, previously head of Group Reinsurance, has been appointed CEO of Zurich’s Global Corporate in North America (GCiNA) business effective immediately. As CEO, Horgan is now accountable for the direction, management and performance of GCiNA, a …

Blue River Underwriters Adds Experienced Leadership to Auto Dealers and USL&H Programs

Pictured left to right: Michael Mahoney and Susan Doyle Atlanta, GA, August 19 2015 — As part of the growth plans for its Auto Dealer and United States Longshoreman & Harbor Workers Act (USL&H) insurance programs, Blue River Underwriters has …

Illinois’ Harper College to Host Zurich’s Apprenticeship Program

A global insurance company is teaming up with a Chicago-area community college to create what they believe is the first-of-its-kind insurance apprenticeship program in the United States and one they hope will become an industry standard in this country for …