From London to Tokyo to Sydney: Zurich welcomes Giles Crowley as new EGM Global Corporate Australia & New Zealand

18
Jun
2014
Zurich is pleased to announce the appointment of Giles Crowley as its new Executive General Manager - Global Corporate Australia and New Zealand. Giles brings highly sophisticated insurance acumen gained from working in the UK and other international markets to our Australian business.
Giles Crowley, Zurich EGM Global Corporate Australia and New Zealand

Giles has been with Zurich since 1996 in roles ranging from Underwriting to Program Management and Head of Deal Management in the UK. In 2011, Giles relocated to Tokyo as Head of Global Corporate Japan where he successfully led the market facing team, and was instrumental in designing and driving the underwriting, growth and Go to Market strategies.

With more than 20 years experience in the corporate and international insurance market, Giles brings with him in-depth knowledge and experience of Zurich's value proposition, products and the capabilities that clearly which differentiate Zurich in the market.

CEO General Insurance Australia and New Zealand, Daniel Fogarty says Giles has helped to shape the success of Zurich UK's Global Corporate business over the past 18 years, and in his more recent capacity leading our Global Corporate team in Japan.

"Giles is an accomplished leader in the insurance industry with an impressive track record of creating, developing and managing business relationships. His comprehensive technical knowledge, people management skills and innovative problem solving capabilities will deliver the results our customers and brokers need from an insurer in today's market." 

"Under his leadership, the Global Corporate team will continue to build on its strong market presence and ensure that our local operations benefit from the global capabilities and knowledge that exists within Zurich."

Giles is ready to make an impact to our customers in Australia and New Zealand and looks forward to taking up his position in July.

ENDS

For further information contact:

Helen Black
Head of Marketing, Communications & Customer
Zurich Financial Services Australia
Business ph: +61 (02) 9995 1368

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in more than 170 countries. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at www.zurich.com.