Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd. has named Kathleen Savio as president of programs and direct markets for Zurich North America Commercial.
Ms. Savio has been with Zurich for more than 20 years, the insurer said Thursday in a statement. Previously serving as chief administrative officer, responsible for strategy and operational planning, corporate communications, human resources, community investment, audit, and security and investments, she succeeds Tina Mallie, who has left Zurich.
On Dec. 4, Ms. Savio will be a panelist for Business Insurance's Women to Watch Leadership Workshop and Awards Luncheon in New York.
She is based in Schaumburg, Ill.