Zurich announces new strategy chief

Current strategy chief to take on a new role

Zurich announces new strategy chief

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

Zurich Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Paolo Mantero as group chief strategy officer. Mantero (pictured above), who currently serves as chief financial officer for commercial insurance, will step into the new role on January 01. He will report to Mario Greco, group chief executive officer.

In his new role, Mantero will oversee all strategy resources globally and further strengthen coordination between group, regional and country offices. Mantero joined Zurich in 2016 as head of the group CEO office.

A successor to Mantero in his commercial insurance role will be announced shortly.

Mantero will succeed Giovanni Giuliani as group chief strategy officer. Giuliani will become CEO of Zurich Italy, reporting to Alison Martin, CEO EMEA and bank distribution.

Giuliani has shaped and overseen the execution of Zurich’s strategy since 2016. He has modernized and simplified the organisation through the launch of numerous initiatives. Giuliani brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role.

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