Skills and experience
Kathleen Savio is Chief Executive Officer for Zurich North America, a position she has held since January 2018. She has more than 25 years of experience working across several disciplines at Zurich. From 2012 through 2017, she served as Zurich North America’s Head of Alternative Markets, which delivers products and services to customers through multiple distribution channels, including direct, program administrators, crop agents, captive consultants and brokers. During her five years in that role, she led the integration of Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS), one of the nation's leading crop insurers, following Zurich's acquisition of the business from Wells Fargo in 2016.
Prior to her leadership of Zurich’s Alternative Markets business, Ms. Savio held the position of Chief Administrative Officer for North America Commercial. Before assuming that role, she led Corporate and Marketing and Communications for North America Commercial, as well as Strategic Initiatives for Marketing and Distribution. She also held roles in product underwriting and corporate marketing and within key business units. She joined Zurich in 1991.