Zurich Italia has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Massimiliano Roveda as head of commercial insurance.
Roveda brings to the insurance group around 17 years' experience in the insurance sector having held a range of positions of increasing importance at a global level. He joins the Zurich Group from Aon, where joined in 2006 being latter a managing director and a chief broking officer, responsible for the firm's global property division. He had previously worked at Willis in London.
Roveda will be responsible for leading the development of Zurich in the Italian insurance alongside large companies and mid-market customers in all phases of risk management.
Alessandro Castellano, Italy's country CEO of Zurich Italia, said: "The Zurich Group is one of the global market leaders in the commercial insurance sector, with a network of specialists, and able to support companies nationally and internationally."
Zurich operates in Italy through a network of 600 agencies and distribution agreements with banks and financial advisory networks, across the areas of insurance, asset management, and pension funds. The insurer has been present in the country since 1902.