Zurich names head of ME corporate insurance
Dubai, March 17, 2012
Zurich, one of the world’s leading insurance groups, has appointed Hayden Seach as head of segment for Middle Market & Corporate, Middle East.
Reporting to Maroun Mourad, CEO of Zurich’s General Insurance business in the Middle East, Hayden will be responsible for the development of profitable business among mid-sized companies in the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Lebanon, and corporate clients in the wider Middle East region.
Seach is an emerging markets specialist with a breadth of international experience gained working in 20 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. In a career spanning two decades, Hayden has held leadership positions with a number of leading international insurance and reinsurance companies.
“Servicing the insurance needs of mid-sized companies and corporate clients will be a key driver of Zurich’s growth over the next two years,” said Maroun.
“With his broad range of experience and proven track record, Hayden is extremely qualified to serve our customers and brokers across the region within the middle market and corporate segments.”
Seach added: “As the business in the Middle East continues to expand its capabilities beyond the realm of reinsurance and into the retail insurance market, enormous opportunities to service the needs of mid-market and large, complex companies will rapidly emerge.”
“I look forward to working with my colleagues across the region as we continue to enhance Zurich’s proposition in order to maintain the company’s unrivalled ability to respond to the specific needs of these customer segments in the Middle East,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service