Cathy Prior named Head of Marine for Zurich Canada

Toronto, February 17, 2020

Cathy Prior

Cathy Prior has been promoted to Director, Head of Marine for Zurich Canada.

In her new role, Prior will be responsible for the profitable growth and operationalization of best practices, working with the property portfolio management team and stakeholders in the Chief Underwriting and Chief Financial offices.

Prior brings more than 20 years of industry experience in the marine underwriting space. She has a proven track record in developing technical talent, process improvements, change management, operational risk and control management and effective stakeholder engagement.

She will report to Yvonne Steiner, Head of Property Lines, Zurich Canada, and will remain in the Toronto office.

“Cathy’s endless dedication and ownership of the Marine portfolio has been recognized by the organization, and we are excited to take a fresh look at our Marine Insurance proposition in Canada,” said Steiner. 

Prior holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto. She sits on the Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters and is a member of Women in Shipping & Transportation (WISTA).

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