Haugh takes CEO role at Zurich
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Zurich Global Corporate has appointed Ann Haugh to the position of chief executive officer, Global Corporate UK.
Ms Haugh joined Zurich in 1996 and worked in a variety of underwriting and management roles. In 2007 she became chief operating officer for Global Corporate in North America and in 2009 was appointed COO for Global Corporate, located in Zurich. She has also recently led the development of a globally aligned underwriting strategy for the Global Corporate business aimed at further strengthening its value proposition to customers and brokers throughout the world.
Thomas Hürlimann, CEO, Global Corporate in Europe said: “Ann has proven her excellent leadership qualities, both as chief operating officer and in numerous senior roles within the group. Her deep understanding of the corporate marketplace combined with her global experience means she is perfectly placed to lead Global Corporate UK and drive it to further growth. I welcome Ann into this exciting new role.”
Mario Vitale, CEO, Global Corporate said: “The UK remains an important growth region for Zurich. Ann’s breadth of experience and understanding of the complex needs of our customers across the globe will be instrumental in ensuring Global Corporate is in a position to lead the market and meet the challenges ahead.”
In her new role, Ms Haugh will report to Thomas Hürlimann, CEO Global Corporate in Europe. The appointment, due to commence 1 February 2011, is subject to regulatory approval.