Zurich Financial Services Group has announced the appointment of Pascal Perritaz as the new CFO of the Asia-Pacific and Middle East (APME) region.
He has been with the firm for the last 14 years, and has held a number of senior posts within the global corporate business in Europe.
Since 2008 he has worked as global operations manager at Zurich’s Corporate Center.
Perritaz succeeds the incumbent CFO, Iain Howie, who leaves the post to become CFO of Zurich Austrialia, on 1 April 2010.
In his new post Perritaz will be tasked with ensuring that APME operations are properly co-ordinated and managed.
He will work in Zurich, Switzerland, and be directly responsible to Chairman of Global Corporate and Chief Executive Officer of APME Geoff Riddell.