CEO Asia Pacific
Skills and experience
Jack Howell has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector, of which more than 10 have been in various senior leadership positions for insurance companies in Asia. Prior to his appointment at Zurich, Mr. Howell was the regional officer for Asia for Assicurazioni Generali based in Hong Kong. He joined Generali from Prudential plc Group, where he briefly served as CEO and President Director for PT Prudential Life Assurance, Indonesia, and for almost six years as CEO of Prudential Vietnam Assurance. Before Prudential, he held various positions in AIG in the Philippines, Hong Kong and New York, co-founded a boutique investment bank called TwentyTen, and spent several years as a consultant, including in The Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Howell joined Zurich in September 2016 as CEO for Asia Pacific and became a member of the Executive Committee in October 2016.
Mr. Howell holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in quantitative economics from Tufts University in Massachusetts.