7 November 2017Analysis

Zurich North America appoints alternative markets head

Zurich North America has appointed David Putz as head of its alternative markets business, effective January 1, 2018.

Putz succeeds current head Kathleen Savio, who is to assume the role of chief executive officer for Zurich North America at the start of the year.

Based in Kansas, Putz currently serves as head of direct markets and programmes.

In his new role, Putz will report to Savio.

“Throughout his career with us, David has continually demonstrated unrelenting customer focus and a deep commitment to delivering growth and profitability,” said Savio.