Zurich bids farewell to former CEO Fritz Gerber

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Zurich has announced "with great sadness" the passing of Fritz Gerber, who has died aged 91 and who served as the company's CEO for 17 years. He was described as "a remarkable leader." Fritz Gerber was arguably one of the most influential business leaders in Switzerland during a period of formative development for the country's modern, open economy. He had a profound influence on Zurich during a career with the company spanning almost 40 years, including 17 years as CEO and 18 years as chairman of the board of directors. 'Far-sighted' "Fritz Gerber was a remarkable leader and i...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.