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Zurich UK appoints new chief underwriting officer

Zurich UK appoints new chief underwriting officer | Insurance Business UK

Zurich UK appoints new chief underwriting officer

Zurich UK has named Caroline Dunn (pictured) as its newest chief underwriting officer.

Dunn, who officially joins the Zurich team in November following regulatory approval, will lead the company’s underwriting strategy across all lines of business. Her appointment comes after Zurich Insurance Group tapped Hayley Robinson to serve as chief group underwriting officer.

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Dunn joins Zurich UK from Lloyd’s, where she has spent seven years leading divisions such as market development and underwriting. In her most recent role in the markets division, she was responsible for the distribution strategy, broker and syndicate relationships and leading the Lloyd’s Global Network. Before Lloyd’s, Dunn spent 14 years with RSA.

“There has never been a more exciting time for the insurance sector, with both market and customer needs shifting at a rapid rate. Joining the team at Zurich is the natural next step in my career and a very exciting one,” commented Dunn on her appointment. “A strong and successful customer centric brand with a hugely talented team, I’m looking forward to embracing the challenges ahead and offering the best quality products and services to our customers and brokers.”

“At such a pivotal moment for both our industry and Zurich in the UK, I’m really pleased to welcome Caroline to Zurich UK. Her experience at both Lloyd’s and RSA gives her the perfect skillset to lead our underwriting team as we continue to grow our business and serve both our customers and brokers,” said Zurich UK CEO Tim Bailey. “We are all very much looking forward to working with Caroline as she joins our team in November.”