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Zurich names Patrick Lundy to head Zurich North America Commercial’s Canada business

Schaumburg, Ill., February 21, 2012 – Zurich, a leading property and casualty insurance provider globally and in North America, today announced the appointment of Patrick Lundy to head its Canada business for its North America Commercial division, effective immediately. Lundy will serve as the Chief Agent and CEO for Zurich Canada. He will relocate to Toronto.

“Patrick will oversee all Commercial Markets business in Canada,” said Vince Tizzio, president of Zurich’s Commercial Markets & Customer Industry Segments. “Canada is a very important component of Zurich’s book of business and we will rely on Patrick’s experience there to further strengthen our relationships with brokers and customers.”

Since starting his career in the insurance industry 15 years ago, Lundy has held various executive management and underwriting positions. Lundy started his career in Toronto and worked for Zurich until 2000, rejoining the company in 2009. His most recent role was head of Zurich’s Healthcare practice. Prior to that position, he served as head of Energy Casualty.

Lundy rejoined Zurich from Travelers, where he was vice president of Field Management & Operations for its Oil and Gas division. He also served as vice president, profit center manager for American International Group’s Global Marine & Energy Excess Casualty unit.

Lundy holds a bachelor of arts degree from The University of Western Ontario.

About Zurich

Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East as well as other markets. 2012 marks Zurich's 100 year anniversary of insuring America and the success of its customers, shareholders and employees. Zurich first brought its knowledge and experience in workers' compensation insurance from Switzerland to America in 1912 to help its customers take intelligent risks and help build the America known today. Zurich now offers a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services for individuals, small businesses, mid-sized and large companies as well as multinational corporations.

For more information about Zurich’s business in North America, go to http://www.zurichna.com/zna/media/news-releases/archive/boilerplate.htm

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Steve McKay
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