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Paul Horgan

Paul Horgan
Head of U.S. Commercial Insurance
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

Paul Horgan is the Head of U.S. Commercial Insurance for Zurich North America and is responsible for the direction, management and performance of all commercial and specialties business in the U.S. He joined Zurich in 2007 and has served as Head of Global Corporate in North America; Head of Group Reinsurance, serving at the company’s worldwide headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland; and Chief Underwriting Officer for Global Corporate in North America.


Horgan has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Before joining Zurich, he served in a number of senior roles in Alternative Markets, Underwriting and Finance.

External appointments

Horgan is a member of the Board of Governors of the Maguire Academy of Insurance and Risk Management at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. In addition, he served as chair of the Commercial Insurance Council of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association and on the Board of Directors of the Partnership for New York City.

Educational background

Horgan holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maine and an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph’s University.


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