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Luca Marighetti to join Zurich as Group Head of Strategy


Zurich - Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announced the appointment of Luca Marighetti (50, Italian citizen) to the position of Group Head of Strategy, effective July 1, 2011. He takes over from Christian Carl who will fully focus on his function as Group Head of M&A.

As Group Head of Strategy, Mr. Marighetti will be responsible for leading the process of defining Zurich’s Group strategy. He will ensure a strong link to the planning process and support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in reviewing existing strategies and monitoring execution. He will report directly to CEO Martin Senn and be based in Zurich.

Mr. Marighetti brings nearly 30 years of professional experience to Zurich. He held a number of senior roles at Procter & Gamble, SC Johnson, McKinsey & Company, Deutsche Bank and Allianz Group, and also worked as an independent strategic management consultant. He studied medieval literature and history at the University of Constance and earned his PhD in philosophy.

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Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East as well as other markets. It offers a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services for individuals, small businesses, mid-sized and large companies as well as multinational corporations. Zurich employs about 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich Financial Services Ltd (ZURN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt program (ZFSVY) which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at


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