Ed Lopes

Ed Lopes

Zonal Executive for the East Zone
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

Ed Lopes is the Zonal Executive for the East Zone at Zurich North America. In this role, he is responsible for all market execution and business operations in the East Zone. He also is the Area Executive for the New York Metro area, which includes New York City and Upper New Jersey. In addition to leading the Territorial Leadership Team in the East, he oversees the regional Marketing, Distribution and Regional Management staff in achieving profitability and growth targets through customer and distribution strategies.

He has been with Zurich since 2009. Prior to joining Zurich, Lopes was Regional President for American International Group (AIG) in the Northeast Region, responsible for all operations in the territory. Before joining AIG, he held a variety of positions at Chubb in Boston, including Senior Underwriter and Practice Leader in the Technology Underwriting Group, as well as Regional Manager and Sales Director at Chubb Services Corporation.

External appointments

Lopes is actively engaged in several charitable efforts in the greater New York area. He serves as co-chair of the advisory board for Make-A-Wish of Metro New York and Western New York, and he is on the board of directors for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Northeast.

Educational background

Lopes earned a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.