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Zurich North America names successor to CEO

Kathleen Savio to succeed Mike Foley, who will retire at the end of the year

Kathleen Savio will succeed Mike Foley as CEO of Zurich North America, effective January 1, 2018.

Foley, who led Zurich North America for a decade, will retire at the end of the year. He plans to remain active on several of Zurich’s U.S. boards.

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Savio joined the company in 1991 and currently serves as president of Zurich North America’s Alternative Markets unit. In her current role she oversaw the acquisition of Rural Community Insurance Services, a major crop insurer in the U.S.

She also serves as chair of the Z Zurich Foundation and executive sponsor of Zurich’s LGBT employee resource group.