Monica Gomes to join Zurich Canada as Head of National Accounts for General Property

Toronto, February 17, 2020

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Monica Gomes will join Zurich Canada as Head of National Accounts for General Property, effective March 1, 2020.

Gomes will be responsible for bridging Zurich’s Property National Accounts strategy with the Distribution and Marketing team, specifically with the Global Relationship Management team led by Judy Faber, Head of Customer Management. She also will manage consistency in execution with the regional management teams in Central, West and Eastern Canada.

Gomes joins Zurich Canada from Swiss Re Corporate Solutions after nearly 12 years in positions of increasing responsibility. She brings experience in combining treaty, CAT excess of loss and portfolio steering in both reinsurance and single-risk capacities. She also has a proven track record of developing talent and providing clarity, structure and workflow optimization aligned with marketing and underwriting principles.

“Her depth of talent and openness to learning from colleagues across the organization will help us hone our stakeholder management capabilities across the Property Lines portfolios,” said Yvonne Steiner, Head of Property Lines, Zurich Canada.

Gomes will report to David Spagnuolo, who will assume his role as Head of General Property later this month. She will be based in the Toronto office.

Gomes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce in Finance & Economics as well as the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation from the University of Toronto. She received her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation from the Insurance Institute of Ontario.