Zurich North America, part of Zurich Insurance Group, has named Alexander Wells as U.S. Head of Middle Market, effective May 11th, 2020.
In his new role, Wells will report directly to Zurich North America Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kathleen Savio, and takes responsibility for the strategic management and development of the firm’s Middle Market operation.
Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer, for Commercial Insurance at Chubb. Previously, Wells has held numerous leadership and management positions with Chubb and ACE.
Commenting on the appointment, Savio said: “As the business environment in which we operate continues to evolve, so do the needs of our customers. It has never been more important to provide the underwriting and industry expertise and the right insurance products and services to help customers manage their risks.
“With more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Alex has developed a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the mid-market environment and customers’ needs, along with strong leadership, management and relationship development capabilities, which is why he’s an ideal fit to help us make our mark in this important business segment.”