Z Zurich Foundation strengthens its support for youth mental health

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The Z Zurich Foundation, has pledged a two-year grant to improve the mental health and wellbeing of New Zealand’s primary and high school students through an education approach called Mitey. This local grant program will be run in collaboration with the Sir John Kirwan Foundation and Zurich New Zealand. Mitey takes a school-wide approach to mental health education,

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Zurich Australia announces leadership appointment to Life & Investments Operations team

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Zurich Life & Investments is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzi Leung to the role of Chief Claims Officer, effective immediately. Suzi will be reporting to Hilary Bates, Chief Operating Officer of Zurich Life & Investments. On the appointment, Hilary Bates, Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are delighted to welcome Suzi to the Life

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Zurich Australia announces leadership appointment to Life & Investments’ Group Insurance team

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Zurich Life & Investments has announced the appointment of Ahmad Racheha as Head of Digital and Member Engagement; a newly created senior leadership position within the Group Insurance team. Commencing in February 2022, Ahmad will report to Darren Wickham, who leads the Group Insurance business. Before joining Zurich, Ahmad was the Head of Digital at

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Zurich bolsters its health capability with two new appointments

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Zurich Life & Investments has announced two key appointments to its Health Services team. Effective immediately, Dr William (Bill) Monday has joined as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Stephanie Pierce as Senior Marketing and Communications Manager – Health Services. Dr Bill Monday has been a CMO for 25 years, working with life insurers and reinsurers

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Zurich and OnePath renew support for Mr Perfect mental wellbeing BBQs 

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Zurich Financial Services Australia and OnePath Life have renewed their 12-month partnership with Mr Perfect[1], the grassroots men’s mental wellbeing network encouraging conversation and connections through informal BBQs across Australia. Now in their fourth year of partnership, Zurich and OnePath Life have supported Mr Perfect to expand to more than 40 locations in most states

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Z Zurich Foundation and UNICEF launch global partnership to promote young people’s mental well-being 

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Z Zurich Foundation and UNICEF has launched a three- year partnership that aims to promote mental well-being among young people worldwide.  The partnership will equip 400,000 adolescents and 150,000 caregivers in seven countries with information, skills and strategies on how to care for their own and each other’s mental well-being. It will also support a

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Zurich Australia announces leadership appointments to Life & Investments’ Group Insurance team 

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Zurich’s Life & Investments is pleased to announce three senior leadership appointments to its Group Insurance team. Zurich is the largest retail life insurer in Australia and these appointments show the seriousness of its determination to bring Zurich’s scale, resources and capabilities for the benefit of our Group Insurance partners and their members.    Francis Burgess

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Zurich Australia and New Zealand announces Paid Gender Affirmation Leave Policy

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Zurich Australia and New Zealand is pleased to announce a Gender Affirmation Policy, strengthening Zurich’s commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion. Zurich’s new Gender Affirmation Policy provides transgender and gender diverse team members access to assistance if they choose to take steps to affirm their gender identity both socially and/or physically. It includes: leave entitlement of four

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Justin Delaney appointed Country CEO for Zurich’s Life, Investments, and General Insurance businesses in Australia and New Zealand

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Zurich Australia announces the appointment of Justin Delaney as Country CEO with responsibility for Zurich’s Life & Investments (L&I) and General Insurance (GI) businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Sean Walker, Chief Underwriting Officer of GI Australia & New Zealand, will support Justin in the management of the GI business. Tim Plant, presently CEO of

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Zurich extends partnership with Melbourne Football Club

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Zurich has been Co-Principal Partner of Melbourne Football Club since 2018 and the sponsorship arrangement broadened in 2020 when Zurich also became Co-Principal Partner of the club’s AFLW team. CEO of Zurich Life & Investments, Justin Delaney, expressed his excitement at being able to continue the successful partnership. “We’re thrilled to extend our partnership with

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