Zurich North America has introduced the appointment of Gerald Chiddick (pictured above) as regional govt for its Midwest Area, efficient Thursday. Chiddick will report back to Carl Sutter, head of distribution and regional administration at Zurich North America.
In his new position, Chiddick might be answerable for executing Zurich’s enterprise technique for the Midwest area, together with delivering plans for strategic progress, profitability and operational excellence, in addition to constructing sturdy relationships with the corporate’s prospects and distributors.
Chiddick rejoined Zurich final yr as US center market head of actual property, retail and hospitality after a stint as vice chairman of promoting for Amerisure. He beforehand held roles in product and enterprise improvement at Amerisure. From 1996 to 2008, Chiddick held varied management roles at Zurich, together with senior advertising officer for small enterprise, vice chairman of gross sales and distribution for industrial markets, Northeast regional govt and vice chairman of e-business companies for Zurich Center Markets. He additionally led the Zurich International Specific staff. Earlier than becoming a member of Zurich in 1996, Chiddick held subject underwriting positions at Chubb.
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“I’m excited to have Gerald tackle this vital subject management position,” Sutter stated. “As a seasoned insurance coverage govt, he brings deep underwriting and relationship experience, which positions him properly to guide our distribution and regional administration methods within the Midwest. He additionally exemplifies the deep bench power of our North American management staff.”