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Zurich Insurance Gets New Chief Executive, Mario Greco


A Swiss insurance company, commonly known as said on Tuesday it had hired Mario Greco from Italy’s biggest insurer Generali to take over as chief executive effective May 1.

“I am honored to be asked to join at this critical juncture for the ,” Greco said in a statement. “Like many global players, the company has faced market challenges in recent times but I know that ’s strong global franchise, the breadth of talent and the powerful brand provide all of the ingredients for our future success.”

Speculation that Generali CEO Greco, who ran Zurich’s main business before joining Generali in August 2012, could return to the Swiss firm has been bubbling since mid-December. Earlier, Reuters reported that Greco was stepping down from Generali and was likely to rejoin Zurich.




Source: Reuters

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