Zurich North America names Brandon Fick Chief Underwriting Officer
Schaumburg, Ill., September 11, 2018
Zurich Insurance has appointed Brandon Fick Chief Underwriting Officer for Zurich North America, effective September 17, 2018. Fick is currently Head of Casualty for Zurich North America Commercial Insurance. He will report directly to Kathleen Savio, CEO of Zurich North America and join the North America Senior Team.
“Our Underwriting capabilities are foundational to Zurich’s success,” said Savio. “With decades of underwriting experience, proven leadership and strong industry and market knowledge, Brandon will help us continue to deliver profitable underwriting results and solutions that meet our customers’ changing needs.”
In his current role, Fick manages the North America Commercial Insurance casualty book. He previously served as Head of Casualty for Global Corporate in North America and Senior Vice President of Casualty for Global Corporate's large corporate customer segment. He joined Zurich in 1999 as an Underwriter and has held a variety of underwriting and management roles at Zurich. Prior to joining Zurich, Fick held a variety of underwriting and management roles at AIG.
Fick holds dual bachelor's degrees in risk management and insurance and in business law from Temple University.
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at www.zurich.com.
In North America, Zurich is a leading provider of insurance products and services, including workers’ compensation, liability, property, specialty and F&I (finance and insurance) for a number of major industries, such as Construction, Auto Dealers, and Technology. It offers life insurance and disability coverage in the United States. Zurich employs approximately 9,000 people in North America. It’s a top-four commercial insurer in the U.S. and has been insuring U.S. businesses for more than 100 years. Further information is available at www.zurichna.com.