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Laura Rock

Laura Rock
Chief Human Resources Officer
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

Laura Rock is Chief Human Resources Officer for Zurich North America. She is a member of Zurich’s North America Executive Committee and the HR Executive Team for Zurich Insurance Group. She is responsible for envisioning and driving Zurich’s Human Resources strategy to help achieve the goals of our business through our people.

Rock has more than 25 years of HR leadership and business experience. She joined Zurich Insurance at its Corporate Center in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2016 and most recently led HR Business Partners. Prior to her global role, she held progressive roles in Human Resources at Farmers Insurance, culminating with her leading the department as Head of Human Resources. Previously she held Human Resources roles at AIG and Coopers & Lybrand. She has lived in the United States, Greece, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland.

Educational background

Rock has a Master of Science in Management degree from The American College of Financial Services and a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University. She attended University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Executive Education Program, Business and Human Resources and earned a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) certification in 1999.


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