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Bob Murray

Bob Murray
Head of Surety, U.S. Commercial Insurance
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

Robert Murray is the U.S. Commercial Insurance Head of Surety for Zurich North America, managing profit and loss for all U.S. Surety businesses. He has been in this role since 2016.

With extensive experience in the surety and banking sectors, Murray joined Zurich in 2013 as Vice President of Surety, where he managed all of the Canadian Surety business. Prior to joining Zurich, Murray spent 13 years with Chubb Insurance, serving in various leadership roles in the Surety and Specialty lines, including developing strategy and driving results for the Surety, Fidelity and Management Liability product segments. Prior to Chubb, he spent 12 years in commercial lending and account management at Scotiabank.

External appointments

Murray currently serves on the board and executive committee of the Surety and Fidelity Association of America. He also has served on the Board of Directors of the Surety Association of Canada.

Educational background

Murray holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of Arts from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.


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