Various appointments within Global Life and Finance
Zurich - Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announces today various appointments within Global Life and Finance:
Debra Broek (48, US Citizen), currently CFO Global Life, has been appointed to the new position, Deputy Head of Investor Relations, effective April 1, 2010. In her new role, Ms. Broek will support the Head of Investor Relations in interfacing with the investor community and rating agencies. She will report to Malcolm Gilbert, Head of Investor Relations, and will be located in Zurich, Switzerland.
Ms. Broek joined Zurich in 2007 as CFO Global Life. Prior to this, she was the Chief Accounting Officer for Winterthur Group. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Accounting and Business Administration from Dordt College in Iowa and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Fellow of the Life Insurance Management Institute (FLMI).
Joachim Masur (44, German citizen), currently Group Controller, has been appointed to the position of CFO Global Life, effective April 1, 2010. He will succeed Debra Broek who has been appointed to the position, Deputy Head of Investor Relations (see above). In his new role, Mr. Masur will be responsible for leading the Global Life finance team to effectively support the delivery of Global Life’s strategic aspirations. He will report to Mario Greco, CEO Global Life, and will be located in Zurich, Switzerland.
Mr. Masur joined Zurich in 2005 as Group Controller. Prior to his current role at Zurich Mr. Masur was a partner with the financial services practice of KPMG in Germany. He holds a Diplom-Kaufmann degree from the University of Bamberg and acquired in his previous profession the qualifications of German certified tax advisor and German certified public accountant.
Scott Egan (38, British citizen), currently Group Head of Operations, Planning and Performance Management, has been appointed to the position of Group Controller, effective April 1, 2010. He will succeed Joachim Masur who has been appointed to the position of CFO Global Life (see above). In his new role, Mr. Egan will bring together the Group Controller team with his existing group planning and performance management responsibilities. He will report to Dieter Wemmer, CFO Zurich, and will be located in Zurich, Switzerland.
Mr. Egan joined Zurich in late 2007 as CFO for UK General Insurance. Prior to this he held a number of senior finance and non finance positions at Aviva. Mr. Egan completed his CIMA studies in 1992 and achieved an MBA in 2001 from Cranfield University.
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It employs approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries.
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