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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michel Lies

65 2018 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mario Greco

59 2016 Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Christoph Franz

58 2018 Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

George Quinn

53 2015 Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Amanda Blanc

52 2018 Chief Executive Officer - Europe, Middle East & Africa

Jeffrey Dailey

62 2012 Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer of Farmers Group, Inc.

Claudia Dill

53 2016 Chief Executive Officer Latin America, Member of the Executive Committee

Jack Howell

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific, Member of the Executive Committee

Kathleen Savio

54 2018 Chief Executive Officer of North America, Executive Committee

James Shea

54 2016 Chief Executive Officer Commercial Insurance, Member of the Executive Committee

Kristof Terryn

52 2016 Group Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Urban Angehrn

54 2015 Group Chief Investment Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Alison Martin

45 2018 Group Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Joan Amble

66 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Catherine Bessant

59 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Dame Carnwath

66 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jeffrey Hayman

59 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Monica Maechler

63 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kishore Mahbubani

71 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Burden

2016 Head Investor Relations & Rating Agency Management

Biographies

Name Description

Michel Lies

Mr. Michel M. Lies is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Michel Lies has 40 years’ experience in global insurance and reinsurance, life insurance, and property and casualty insurance. He has held a number of positions in the industry, including Group CEO of Swiss Re. He began his career at the reinsurer in 1978, working first in the life market in Latin America before moving to Europe in 1983, where he held a number of senior positions within Swiss Re’s life businesses. In 1994 he moved into Swiss Re’s non-life sector, with responsibility for southern Europe and Latin America. From 1998 he served as Swiss Re’s Head of Latin America Division until 2000, when he was appointed Head of the Europe Division of its Property & Casualty Business Group. In 2005 he became Swiss Re’s Head Client Markets with responsibility for client relationships worldwide, and was also appointed as a member of the reinsurer’s Group Executive Committee. From 2011 to 2012 Mr. Lies served as Swiss Re’s Chairman of Global Partnerships, which works with governments, international development bodies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to mitigate and address global risks and increase resilience. He was appointed Swiss Re’s Group CEO in February 2012 and served in that role until his retirement from Swiss Re in 2016. He became Chairman of the Board of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and Zurich Insurance Company Ltd in April 2018.

Mario Greco

Dr. Mario Greco is Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since March 7, 2016. Mario Greco joined Zurich in March 2016 as Group Chief Executive Officer and member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Greco started his professional career in management consulting, working in McKinsey & Company’s Milan office from 1986 until 1994, where he became a partner in 1992 and subsequently a partner leader in the insurance segment. In 1995, he joined RAS (Allianz Group) in Milan as head of the claims division. He became general manager in charge of the insurance business the following year. In 1998, he was appointed managing director and in 2000, he became the company’s CEO. At the end of 2004, Mr. Greco joined Allianz AG’s executive board, with responsibility for France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey. In April 2005, he joined the Sanpaolo IMI Group in Milan as CEO of EurizonVita and in October 2005, he was appointed CEO of Eurizon Financial Group. From 2007 to 2012, he served at Zurich, first as CEO Global Life and from 2010, as CEO General Insurance. In 2012 he was appointed CEO of Generali. Mr. Greco is a board member of The Geneva Association, a member of the board of trustees of the Lucerne Festival and a member of the International Advisory Council of Bocconi University. Mr. Greco holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Rome and a master's degree in international economics and monetary theory from Rochester University.

Christoph Franz

Mr. Christoph Franz is Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. Christoph Franz started his professional career in 1990 at Deutsche Lufthansa AG. From 1994 until 2003 he held different executive functions at Deutsche Bahn AG, including as member of the executive board and CEO of the passenger transport division. In 2004 he became CEO of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd, and in 2009 was promoted to the role of deputy Chairman of the executive board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and CEO Passenger Airlines. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Franz was Chairman of the executive board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. He became a member of the boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and Zurich Insurance Company Ltd in April 2014. He was elected Vice-Chairman in April 2018. Mr. Franz was elected Chairman of the board of Roche Holding Ltd in March 2014. He is also a member of the board of directors of Chugai Pharmaceuticals Ltd, and of Stadler Rail. Mr. Franz serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Ernst-Goehner-Foundation, of Avenir Suisse, of the Swiss Study Foundation and of the Lucerne Festival and is a member of the advisory board of the University of St. Gallen (HSG). He was named as an honorary professor of business administration at the University of St. Gallen in May 2017. In September 2017, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) appointed Mr. Franz as a member of its Assembly, the organization’s top governing body, in May 2018 he was elected to the Assembly Council. Technical University Darmstadt (Germany) and completed his studies with a Ph.D. in economic sciences (Dr. rer. pol.) at the same university. He also studied at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France) and conducted post-doctorate research at the University of California, Berkeley.

George Quinn

Mr. George Quinn is Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since October 2015. George Quinn started his career at KPMG 1988 in London, where he held several positions working with the insurance and reinsurance industry. He joined Swiss Re in 1999 as Group Chief Accounting Officer based in Zurich and later served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Swiss Re Group’s financial services. Mr. Quinn became the regional CFO for Swiss Re Americas based in New York in 2005. In March 2007 he became Swiss Re Group’s CFO. Mr. Quinn joined Zurich in May 2014 as Group CFO and is a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Quinn holds a degree in engineering from the University of Strathclyde. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Amanda Blanc

Ms. Amanda Blanc is Chief Executive Officer - Europe, Middle East & Africa of the Company. Amanda Blanc has nearly 30 years of experience in various insurance markets and has held several senior executive roles across the industry as a qualified chartered insurer. Ms. Blanc joined Zurich as Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) with additional responsibility for Global Banking Partnerships in October 2018, when she also became a member of the Executive Committee. Before she joined Zurich, Ms. Blanc served as Group CEO of AXA UK & Ireland from 2016 until 2018, having previously joined the board of AXA UK in 2011 as CEO of AXA Insurance, Commercial Lines. Prior to that, she held executive leadership positions at the UK-based insurance broker Towergate Partnership Ltd from 2006 until 2010, served on the executive committee at Groupama Insurance Co Ltd from 2003 until 2006 and was appointed as regional director for her first term at AXA Insurance UK from 1999 until 2003. Ms. Blanc became a management consultant at Ernst & Young in 1998 working on transformational assignments, having started her career as a graduate trainee at Commercial Union Assurance Company Ltd (now Aviva plc) in 1989. Ms. Blanc was the president of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 2013 and was also a previous chair of the UK Insurance Fraud Bureau. Ms. Blanc is chair of the board of the Association of British Insurers. She is a member of the UK Panel on Takeovers and Mergers and a member of the Panel’s Hearings Committee. Ms. Blanc graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history, with honors, from the University of Liverpool in 1989, and qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) in 1993. She received an MBA from Leeds University Business School in 1999. Zurich Insurance Group Annual Report 2018

Jeffrey Dailey

Mr. Jeffrey J. Dailey is Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer of Farmers Group, Inc. at Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since January 2012. He has experience within the insurance industry. In 1980, he began his career with Mutual Service Insurance Company and also worked for Progressive Insurance Company. He went on to form Reliant Insurance Company, an auto insurance start-up owned by Reliance Group Holdings, which was sold to Bristol West Holdings Inc. in 2001. From 2001 until 2004, Mr. Dailey was Chief Operating Officer of Bristol West and, in 2004, he was named President of Bristol West, following the firm’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2006, he became Chief Executive Officer of Bristol West. Mr. Dailey joined Farmers in 2007 as President of Personal Lines for Farmers when Farmers acquired Bristol West where he served as Bristol West CEO. In January 2011, he was promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Farmers Group, Inc. He became a member of the Board of Farmers Group, Inc. in February 2011. Mr. Dailey was appointed to his current role of Chief Executive Officer of Farmers Group, Inc. and became a member of the Group Executive Committee in January 2012. Mr. Dailey graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and has an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Claudia Dill

Ms. Claudia Dill is Chief Executive Officer Latin America, Member of the Executive Committee of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since October 2016. Claudia Dill has more than 25 years of experience in the banking and insurance sectors and has held a range of senior international positions. Ms. Dill joined Credit Suisse as an internal auditor in 1990. She moved to Japan in 1992, where she worked as an auditor for Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. Ms. Dill spent most of 1994 working as an external auditor for Coopers & Lybrand in Moscow, before returning to Switzerland. She resumed working for Credit Suisse from the end of 1994 until 1999 in various roles in the credit risk management department. Ms. Dill joined Zurich in 1999 as Financial Controller of Group Reinsurance and in 2001 was promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Group Reinsurance. In 2003, she was appointed CFO for the business division Continental Europe and was promoted in 2004 to CFO of the European Region and European General Insurance business division. In 2007 she was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the same business area. In 2009, Ms. Dill took on the role of CEO and President for the North America Shared Services Platform (ZFUS) and was promoted in 2010 to Head of Global Business Services, both roles based in the U.S. From 2012 until 2015, Ms. Dill served as COO for the General Insurance business, based in Switzerland. In 2015 she was named CEO General Insurance Latin America, based in Brazil, and was appointed CEO Latin America in 2016. She became a member of the Executive Committee in October 2016. Ms. Dill holds an MBA from the Universities of Rochester in the U.S. and Bern, Switzerland, and a master’s degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Jack Howell

Mr. Jack Howell is Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific, Member of the Executive Committee of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since October 2016. Jack Howell has more than 20 years experience in the financial services sector, of which more than 10 have been in various senior leadership positions for insurance companies in Asia. Prior to his appointment at Zurich, Mr. Howell was the regional officer for Asia for Assicurazioni Generali based in Hong Kong. He joined Generali from Prudential plc Group, where he briefly served as CEO and President Director for PT Prudential Life Assurance, Indonesia, and for almost six years as CEO of Prudential Vietnam Assurance. Before Prudential, he held various positions in AIG in the Philippines, Hong Kong and New York, co-founded a boutique investment bank called TwentyTen, and spent several years as a consultant, including in The Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Howell joined Zurich in September 2016 as CEO for Asia Pacific and became a member of the Executive Committee in October 2016. Mr. Howell holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in quantitative economics from Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Kathleen Savio

Ms. Kathleen Savio is Chief Executive Officer of North America, Executive Committee of the Company. Kathleen Savio is Chief Executive Officer for Zurich North America, a position she has held since January 2018. She has more than 25 years of experience working across several disciplines at Zurich. She became a member of the Executive Committee in October 2017 upon her appointment to the position of Chief Executive Officer-Designate for Zurich North America. From 2012 through 2017, she served as the Head of Alternative Markets for Zurich North America, which delivers products and services to customers through multiple distribution channels, including direct, program administrators, crop agents, captive consultants and brokers. Prior to that appointment Ms. Savio held the position of Chief Administrative Officer for North America Commercial. Before assuming that role, she led Corporate and Marketing Communications for North America Commercial, as well as Strategic Initiatives for Marketing and Distribution. She has also held roles in product underwriting and corporate marketing and within key business units. She joined Zurich in 1991. Ms. Savio is vice chair of the Executive Committee of the America Insurance Association (AIA). She is a member of The Chicago Network, an organization of Chicago’s leading professional women. She also serves on the board of the St. John’s University School of Risk Management. Ms. Savio earned a master's degree in communication and a bachelor's degree in speech communication from Illinois State University. She is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program and has participated in executive management programs at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

James Shea

Mr. James Shea is Chief Executive Officer Commercial Insurance, Member of the Executive Committee of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since October 2016. James Shea began his insurance career at AIG in 1994 as a financial lines underwriter in New York. He joined the American International Underwriters (AIU) division in 1996, where he held several senior underwriting and general management positions. These included senior vice president of International Financial Lines, regional president for Central Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States and managing director of AIG UK. In 2011 he was appointed president of Global Specialty Lines and in 2012 his role was expanded to CEO of Commercial Insurance for AIG in Asia Pacific. Most recently he was President of Global Financial Lines based in New York. During his career, he has worked in Canada, the U.S., UK, France, Japan and Singapore. Mr. Shea joined Zurich in September 2016 as CEO Commercial Insurance and as a member of the Executive Committee effective October 2016. Mr. Shea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from McGill University, Canada.

Kristof Terryn

Mr. Kristof Terryn is a Group Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since July 1, 2016. He was Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer - Global Life (ad interim), Chief Executive Officer - General Insurance at Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since October 2015. he was Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer - Global Life (ad interim) of Zurich Insurance Group AG since August 14, 2013 till October 2015. He began his career in 1993 in the banking industry, where he worked in capital markets. In 1997, he joined McKinsey & Company where he held various positions within the financial services practice in Brussels and Chicago. He joined Zurich in 2004 as Head of Planning and Performance Management. In 2007, he became Chief Operating Officer for the Global Corporate business division and in 2009 was named Chief Operating Officer for General Insurance. Mr. Terryn became a member of the Group Executive Committee in 2010 upon his appointment to Group Head of Operations. He assumed his current role as CEO Global Life in August 2013. Mr. Terryn holds a law degree and a degree in economics from the University of Leuven, Belgium, as well as an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Urban Angehrn

Mr. Urban Angehrn is Group Chief Investment Officer, Member of the Executive Committee at Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since July 2015. Urban Angehrn joined the Executive Committee as Group Chief Investment Officer in July 2015. Before taking his current position, he served as Head of Alternative Investments and prior to that, from 2010 to 2012, as Head of Strategy Implementation in Investment Management. He joined Zurich in 2007 as Regional Investment Manager for Europe. Before joining Zurich, he held various positions in capital markets-related roles in the insurance and investment banking industries, including as Head of Allocation & Strategy in asset management at the Winterthur Group. He also served as an adviser to Swiss institutional clients in the use of derivatives, and held positions in derivatives marketing and fixed income sales at Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan. Mr. Angehrn is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zurich Insurance Group Swiss Pension Plan. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich. Mr. Angehrn holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard University and a Master of Science in theoretical physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH).

Alison Martin

Ms. Alison Martin is Group Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Alison Martin has extensive management, financial and commercial experience within the insurance sector. In October 2017, she joined Zurich as Group Chief Risk Officer-Designate and became a member of the Executive Committee. She assumed the role of Group Chief Risk Officer in January 2018. A qualified accountant, Ms. Martin began her career at PwC, where from 1995 to 2003 she worked with insurance clients in audit and advisory roles. She then served in leading executive positions at Swiss Re, starting in 2003 as Finance Director, Life & Health. She was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Swiss Re’s UK Life & Health business unit in 2005. From 2006 to 2010 she was responsible for Swiss Re’s Global Life & Health Risk Transformation team. Starting in January 2011 she served as Group Managing Director of Swiss Re’s Life & Health Products Division. She was appointed Swiss Re’s Head of Life & Health Business Management in 2013, a position she held until joining Zurich in 2017. Ms. Martin earned a bachelor’s degree in law, with honors, from the University of Birmingham in 1995. In 1998 she qualified with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as an associate member, and in 2010 she completed the Chartered Financial Analyst investment management certificate.

Joan Amble

Ms. Joan Lordi C. Amble is Non-Executive Independent Director at Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since April 2015. Joan Amble has substantial financial industry experience. She started her professional career as an accountant with Ernst & Ernst (currently Ernst & Young) in 1977. From 1984 to 1989 she served at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), specializing in pensions, derivatives and other financial instruments. She then spent 14 years with the General Electric Company (GE) in various leadership roles, including CFO GE Real Estate, COO and CFO GE Capital Markets, and as vice president and chief accounting officer GE Financial Services. From 2004 to May 2011, Ms. Amble served as executive vice president and principle accounting officer, and until the end of 2011 as executive vice president, Finance, of the American Express Company. In December 2011, Ms. Amble completed a four-year term as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC). She has been a member of the Boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd since April 2015. Ms. Amble is a member of the board of Sirius XM Satellite Radio, where she chairs the audit committee. In addition, she is a member of the board and the audit committee at Booz Allen Hamilton. In January 2015, Ms. Amble was appointed to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group, which advises on the development of auditing and professional practice standards. Since October 2016, Ms. Amble has been an independent adviser to the Control and Risk Committee of the Executive Committee of the U.S. affiliate of Societe Generale S.A., a French multinational banking and financial services company. She is also involved in developing women in business, including as chair emeritus and co-founder of W.O.M.E.N in America, LLC and through her various speaking engagements. Ms. Amble also participates in forums and speaks on corporate governance.

Catherine Bessant

Ms. Catherine P. Bessant is Non-Executive Independent Director of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since March 2017. Catherine Bessant is chief operations and technology officer at Bank of America and a member of the Bank of America’s executive management team. Since joining Bank of America in 1982 as a corporate banker, she has held numerous senior leadership positions within that company: president of Global Product Solutions and Global Treasury Services; chief marketing officer; president of Consumer Real Estate and Community Development Banking; national Small Business Segment executive; and market president of Bank of America, Florida. Prior to being appointed to her current position, Ms. Bessant served as president of Global Corporate Banking. Ms. Bessant has led Bank of America’s Global Technology and Operations since 2010. In that role she is responsible for end-to-end technology and operating services across the company, overseeing nearly 95,000 employees and contractors in more than 35 countries. She became a member of the Board of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and Zurich Insurance Company Ltd in March 2017. Ms. Bessant is on the advisory board of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She previously served 16 years on the board of directors of Florida Blue, formerly Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, including serving as lead independent director. Ms. Bessant holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Dame Carnwath

Ms. Dame Alison Carnwath serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. Dame Alison Carnwath has substantial financial industry experience. She began her career with Peat Marwick Mitchell, now KPMG, where she practiced as a chartered accountant from 1975 to 1980. From 1980 to 1982, she worked as a corporate financier for Lloyds Bank International. From 1982 to 1993, she was assistant director, then director, at J. Henry Schroder Wagg & Co in London and New York. From 1993 to 1997, Ms. Carnwath was a senior partner at the financial advisory firm Phoenix Partnership. The firm was taken over by Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) in late 1997; she continued working for DLJ until 2000. Ms. Carnwath has held several board offices. From 2000 to 2005, she was the Chairman of the board of Vitec Group plc, from 2001 to 2006 a director of Welsh Water, from 2004 to 2007 of Friends Provident plc, from 2004 to 2007 of Gallaher Group and from 2007 to 2010, she was the independent Chairman of MF Global Inc. She also served on the boards of directors of Barclays from 2010 to 2012, and of Man Group plc from 2001 to 2013. From 2008 to July 2018 she was Chairman of the board of Land Securities Group plc. She has been a member of the boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd since March 2012. Ms. Carnwath has been a senior advisor of Evercore Partners since 2011. She has been a member of the board of PACCAR Inc. since 2005 and since September 2013 a member of the advisory council of the St. George’s Society of New York. Since May 2014 she has been a member of the supervisory board of BASF SE and Chairman of the Audit Committee of BASF SE. In May 2018 she was appointed as independent non-executive director and member of the Audit Committee of BP plc.

Jeffrey Hayman

Mr. Jeffrey L. Hayman is Non-Executive Independent Director of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since March 2016. Mr. Hayman began his career as a claims representative in the property and casualty department of Travelers Companies in the U.S. in 1983, where he later held several positions. In 1998 he joined AIG as regional vice president, personal lines at AIU Far East in Japan. Beginning in 2003, he held various leadership positions within AIG, including as Chairman of AIU Insurance Company in Japan and president and CEO of AIU Far East Holdings, Japan and Korea. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Hayman served as senior vice president and chief administrative officer, and from 2011 to 2013 as executive vice president and CEO, Global Consumer Insurance, at AIG. In 2013 he served as president of international insurance operations at Starr Companies. He then became an independent consultant and advisor. He has been a member of the boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd since March 2016. Mr. Hayman holds an MBA in finance from the University of Hartford, Barney School of Business and Public Administration, West Hartford, and a bachelor’s degree in arts, economics and political science from Saint Olaf College, Northfield. He is a chartered life underwriter and a chartered financial consultant.

Monica Maechler

Ms. Monica Maechler is Non-Executive Independent Director of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since April 2013. She is Member of the Audit and the Risk Committee. She was Member of the Governance and Nominations Committee at the company. She served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors to the integrated Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) from 2009 to 2012, after having been the Director of the Swiss Federal Office of Private Insurance from 2007 to 2008. Joining Zurich Insurance Group in 1990, she assumed the roles of Group General Counsel and Head of the Board Secretariat from 1999 to 2006 and was appointed a member of the Group Management Board in 2001. During the years 1985 to 1990 she was in private practice specializing in banking and business law. From 2010 to 2012, Ms. Maechler-Erne chaired the Technical Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS). She has been a member of several Swiss federal expert commissions on regulatory projects and is regularly speaking, lecturing as well as publishing on international business law and regulation and their impact. She has been a member of the Boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd since April 2013. Ms. Maechler-Erne has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Directors of Deutsche Boerse AG since May 2012. She earned her J.D. at the University of Zurich’s Law School and attended programs on UK, U.S. and private international law. She is admitted to the bar of the Canton of Zurich. She is Member of The Risk Committee.

Kishore Mahbubani

Mr. Kishore Mahbubani is Non-Executive Independent Director of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd since April 2015. Kishore Mahbubani began his career in 1971 as a diplomat with the Singapore Foreign Service, in which he served until 2004, with postings in Cambodia, Malaysia, Washington D.C. and New York. He served two postings as Singapore’s ambassador to the UN and as President of the UN Security Council in January 2001 and May 2002. Mr. Mahbubani was permanent secretary of the Singapore Foreign Ministry from 1993 to 1998. He served as dean at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore (NUS) from its founding in 2004 until the end of 2017. He continues to be a professor in the practice of public policy at the NUS. He has spoken and has published extensively on geopolitical and economic issues. In 2013 the Financial Times chose one of his books, ‘The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World,’ as one of the best books about economics in that year. His latest book, ‘Has the West Lost It?,’ published in London in April 2018, was described by Martin Wolf as “a compelling warning.” He has been a member of the Boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd since April 2015. External appointments In September 2017 he was appointed non-executive Chairman of the board of Aggregate Asset Management. Since January 2016 he has also been an independent director of the board of Wilmar International Limited, Singapore. In addition, he has served on boards and councils of several institutions in Singapore, Europe and North America, and is currently a member of Yale’s President’s Council on International Activities (PCIA), the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics and the Singapore Social Science Research Council. Mr. Mahbubani graduated with a first-class honors degree in philosophy from the University of Singapore and an M.A. in philosophy from Dalhousie University, Canada, where he was also awarded an honorary doctorate.

Richard Burden