Zurich names Huber as CEO for its int’l business

Zurich has joined together its operations in the Middle East, Isle of Man and its Corporate Solutions (including Zurich Eurolife) as one team.

Peter Huber, pictured left, has been named as the new chief executive of Zurich International, Zurich International Life in the Middle East and Isle of Man and Zurich International Corporate Solutions (including Zurich Eurolife).

Reporting to Patrick Manley, chief executive at Zurich Insurance plc and chief administrative officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Huber will work closely with the international business teams in three of Zurich’s key markets, including its largest international market, the Middle East, the company said in a statement announcing the changes.

Huber was previously chief executive of Zurich Global Life, Singapore from July 2013-August 2015 before he took over as president of Zurich Topas Life Indonesia from August 2015.

Walter Jopp, chief executive Zurich – Middle East will now report into Huber as a result of the changes.

Gary Robinson
Head of Video and Ezines at Open Door Media Publishing. Deputy Editor, International Investment. An experienced journalist and filmmaker with more than 20 years' financial services experience, both as journalist and originally as a fully qualified IFA, Gary works across both International Investment and InvestmentEurope titles. Previous video production credits include projects on BBC, C4 and SKY.

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