• 22-FEB-2012

  • SOURCE: Zurich

Francis Bouchard Appointed Group Head of Government and Industry Affairs

Francis Bouchard, Group Head Government and Industry Affairs
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announces the appointment of Francis Bouchard (46, U.S. citizen) to the position of Group Head of Government and Industry Affairs, effective April 1, 2012. Mr. Bouchard, currently Global Head of Sales, Distribution and Marketing for Zurich's Global Corporate business, succeeds Peter Buomberger who will retire at the end of June 2012. In his new position, Mr. Bouchard will be responsible to maintain and further strengthen the Group's interaction with key governmental and industry bodies around the world and will provide strategic leadership in public policy, corporate responsibility and industry economics. Mr. Bouchard will be based in Zurich.