Zurich, a global property and casualty insurance provider, appointed 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 major business area within North America, which recorded gross written premiums and policy fees of $3.7 billion in 2014. He will play a significant role in the success of both Global Corporate and the wider General Insurance business goals.
Horgan succeeds Daniel Riordan, who left Zurich to pursue professional opportunities outside of the company. As a member of the Global Corporate Executive team, Horgan will be based in New York City and will report to Thomas Huerlimann, CEO, Global Corporate.
Horgan joined Zurich as chief underwriting officer for GCiNA in 2007. He was appointed to head of Group Reinsurance in 2012. Prior to joining Zurich, he held a number of senior roles at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. His career has included roles in reinsurance, underwriting, finance, marketing and account management.
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