Dirk De Nil appointed as Global Head of Zurich Resilience Solutions

18 September 2023 — Andrei VICTOR

Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Dirk De Nil, currently CEO Zurich Benelux and Nordics, to the role of Global Head of Zurich Resilience Solutions, effective October 1, 2023.

He succeeds Hanno Mijer, who is retiring at the beginning of October. He will relocate to Zurich, Switzerland, and report to Sierra Signorelli, CEO Commercial Insurance. The search for Dirk De Nil's successor as CEO of Zurich Benelux and Nordics is currently underway.

Zurich Resilience Solutions, with its more than 850 risk experts and extensive sector expertise, offers services that combine risk advisory and insights to help corporate customers proactively manage their risks and to offer risk management, prevention and mitigation services.

Having joined Zurich in 2008 in the Asia-Pacific region, Dirk De Nil has held various leadership roles within the company. He has led teams in customer management, distribution, and operations across multiple countries. In 2018, he was appointed as CEO Benelux and Nordics, where he has strengthened local teams and positioned the region for continued success in executing the commercial insurance strategy. Dirk De Nil has more than 30 years of insurance experience.