Zurich names industry vet to Melbourne team

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Zurich names industry vet to Melbourne team
Zurich Financial Services Australia has tapped Jason Henry, former corporate underwriting manager for liability at CGU, to the role of liability underwriting manager for Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia.

Henry brings more than 23 years of experience in liability underwriting, deal, and claims management to Zurich's Melbourne team. He is reporting to Alex Tarantino, head of liability, general insurance for Australia and New Zealand.

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“The appointment of Mr. Henry represents a key strategic addition to our liability team, and will significantly enhance our proposition and offering in the market,” said Rajbir Nanra, general insurance CEO for Zurich Australia and New Zealand. “It is a very exciting time for Zurich under the new global and local management structure, and Mr. Henry will play a key role in this next phase of Zurich's development, enhancing our market presence and deal making capabilities.”

“We are delighted that we’re continuing to attract top talent into our business and are able to expand on our existing capabilities,” said Giles Crowley, head of commercial insurance, Zurich Australia and New Zealand.

Prior to joining Zurich, Henry worked at CGU for almost three years. He was also with Lumley Insurance as a regional casualty manager and with Vero as a liability underwriter.

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