Member of the Board of Directors
Skills and experience
Don Nicolaisen (born 1946, US Citizen) has substantial expertise in accounting, auditing and financial reporting. He joined Price Waterhouse (which subsequently became PricewaterhouseCoopers or PwC) and was admitted to partnership in 1978. He served in various capacities, including as an auditor and as chairman of their financial services practice. Mr. Nicolaisen also led PwC’s national office for accounting and Securities and Exchange Commission services from 1988 to 1994 and served on both the U.S. and global boards of PwC from 1994 to 2001. From September 2003 to November 2005, he was chief accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and was principal adviser to the Commission on accounting and auditing matters. He has been a member of the Boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd since April 2006.
Audit Committee (Chairperson), Risk Committee
Other directorships within the Group
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, Zurich Holding Company of America, Inc.
Mr. Nicolaisen has been a member of the board of directors of Verizon Communications Inc. since 2005, Morgan Stanley since 2006 and MGIC Investment Corporation since 2006. In addition, he serves on the board of advisors for the University of Southern California Leventhal School of Accounting.
Mr. Nicolaisen graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a BBA degree.
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