Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has appointed Dirk De Nil, currently CEO Zurich Benelux and Nordics, to the role of Global Head of Zurich Resilience Solutions, effective October 1, 2023. Mr. De Nil succeeds Hanno Mijer, who is retiring at the beginning of October. He will relocate to Zurich, Switzerland, and report to Sierra Signorelli, CEO Commercial Insurance.
Having joined Zurich in 2008 in the Asia-Pacific region, Mr. De Nil has held various leadership roles within the company. He has successfully led teams in customer management, distribution, and operations across multiple countries. In 2018, he was appointed as CEO Benelux and Nordics, where he has strengthened local teams and positioned the region for continued success in executing the commercial insurance strategy.
Mr. De Nil has more than 30 years of insurance experience. Mr. Mijer joined Zurich in 2007 and has held numerous leadership positions, playing a crucial role in supporting the Group's growth strategy. Before taking on the role of Global Head of Zurich Resilience Solutions, he was CEO of CoverMore and Global Head of Corporate Life Pensions.
The search for Mr. De Nil's successor as CEO of Zurich Benelux and Nordics is currently underway. Zurich Resilience Solutions, with its more than 850 risk experts and extensive sector expertise, offers services that combine risk advisory and insights to help corporate customers proactively manage their risks and to offer risk management, prevention and mitigation services.