Zurich Financial Services has appointed Guy Munnoch to the position of chief executive officer for the company's General Insurance arm in the UK, effective January 1, 2007.
In this role he will report to Dieter Wemmer, CEO Europe General Insurance, and be part of the executive committee for Europe General Insurance. The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.
Guy Munnoch will move from the position of managing director for Zurich Commercial and Municipal, which was formed through the merger of Zurich’s commercial businesses in the UK. In his new post, Mr Munnoch will be running the third largest general and commercial insurer in the UK.
The current CEO for General Insurance in the UK, Ian Stuart, will retire on December 31, 2006.