Zurich, December 12, 2012 – Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announces the appointment of Walter Kiceleff (43, Argentine citizen) to the position of Global Head of Private Banking Client Solutions, effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Kiceleff, currently Region Manager North America & Asia-Pacific for Private Banking Client Solutions, succeeds Antoine Baronnet who has decided to pursue new opportunities outside Zurich. In his new position Mr. Kiceleff will be responsible for further developing and executing the strategy of Global Life’s Private Banking Client Solutions Pillar. He will report to Kevin Hogan, CEO Global Life, and be based in Zurich.
Mr. Kiceleff joined Zurich in 2009 from HSBC. Prior to his current role at Zurich he held several positions in Zurich including Head of Propositions and Head of Marketing and Communications for Private Banking Client Solutions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad de Buenos Aires and a postgraduate degree in Finance from Universidad de San Andres.