News Releases -->
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email
YouTube
Podcast
Instagram
News Releases

You'll hear it here first. Find the latest news from Zurich North America.

Mark Way named Head of Sustainability Underwriting for Zurich North America
Insurance industry veteran brings more than 20 years of experience to lead the newly formed Office of Sustainability Underwriting.
Dec 15, 2021

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zurich North America has named Mark Way as their new Head of Sustainability Underwriting. Way reports to Chief Underwriting Officer Brandon Fick and will serve as a member of Zurich's Technical Underwriting Leadership Team. His appointment is effective as of December 15.

Way leads Zurich's newly formed Office of Sustainability Underwriting, where he is joined by Technical Underwriting Climate Director David Edsey and Emerging Solutions Director Jonathan Charak.

"The Office of Sustainability Underwriting will approach climate change as both a risk and an opportunity when it comes to establishing underwriting strategy and guidelines, engaging with our customers and working with sustainability partners," Fick said. "This team will also lead a cross-functional committee that will bring together various disciplines to address Zurich's sustainability commitment across all dimensions within and outside of Zurich."

Way joins Zurich with more than 20 years of insurance industry experience and a distinct focus on sustainability for the past 15 years. His most recent position was with The Nature Conservancy in Arlington, Virginia, where he served as both Acting Global Climate Adaptation Director and Global Climate Risk & Resilience Director.

Prior to that, he was with Swiss Re, where he worked closely with underwriting and the business units to create risk solutions to manage climate and natural catastrophes.

Way earned a bachelor's degree in International Politics and Middle East Studies from the University College of Wales and an advanced degree in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge. He also completed the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Education Climate Change and Energy Program.

Learn more about sustainability at Zurich online: https://www.zurichna.com/about/sustainability.

About Zurich North America

SOURCE Zurich North America

For further information: David Hilgen, Zurich North America, (908) 303-4002, david.hilgen@zurichna.com
Sign Up for Email Alerts

Get the latest news and insights in your inbox as it happens.

More to Explore
May 17, 2022

Relationship brings time-saving capabilities to farmers for crop insurance reporting requirements. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Zurich North America today announced that its crop...

May 4, 2022

Zurich Innovation Championship enters Accelerator phase to cultivate top solutions to some of the insurance industry's biggest challenges. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Zurich...

May 3, 2022

Alicia Pavelko rejoins Zurich as U.S. Head of Construction Innovation and Sustainability; Molly Dorsett returns as Head of U.S. Energy Casualty Renewables. Zurich also adds a Lead Underwriter of...

May 2, 2022

Drawing upon decades of experience in finance and insurance, Lewis will head Zurich NA's standalone E&S unit providing tailored solutions for customers with unique needs. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 2, 2022

Apr 27, 2022

Northeast Iowa Community College to deliver agribusiness curriculum for Zurich crop insurance apprentices; Harold Washington College to serve Chicago apprentices SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 27, 2022...

<