Group Chief Executive Officer
Skills and experience
Mario Greco joined Zurich in March 2016 as Group Chief Executive Officer and member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Greco started his professional career in management consulting, working in McKinsey & Company’s Milan office from 1986 until 1994, where he became a partner in 1992 and subsequently a partner leader in the insurance segment. In 1995, he joined RAS (Allianz Group) in Milan as head of the claims division. He became general manager in charge of the insurance business the following year. In 1998, he was appointed managing director and in 2000, he became the company’s CEO. At the end of 2004, Mr. Greco joined Allianz AG’s executive board, with responsibility for France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey. In April 2005, he joined the Sanpaolo IMI Group in Milan as CEO of EurizonVita and in October 2005, he was appointed CEO of Eurizon Financial Group. From 2007 to 2012, he served at Zurich, first as CEO Global Life and from 2010, as CEO General Insurance. In 2012 he was appointed CEO of Generali.
Mr. Greco is a member of the board of directors of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the International Advisory Council of Bocconi University, a member of the advisory board of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich and a member of the EMBA X advisory board at the University of St. Gallen.
Mr. Greco holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Rome and a master's degree in international economics and monetary theory from Rochester University.