Insurance Age

Zurich Financial changes name and status in Ireland move

As already announced on May 27, 2008, Markus Hongler, currently CEO of Zurich Switzerland, has been appointed CEO of ZIP, effective January 1, 2009.

"Mr Hongler has achieved tremendous results in his current function. With his immense knowledge of the European insurance market he will help to drive our European efforts to the next level", remarked Annette Court, CEO, Europe General Insurance and chair of ZIP's board of directors.

The change of status to ZIP will not change any business relationshi