Industrial lines insurer, HDI Global has announced the appointment of Michael Rüsch as the new representative and head of the Switzerland branch, effective 1 August 2019.
Rüsch will replace Jürgen Decker who has been an interim appointment to this post over the past few months.
He brings two decades of experience in the industrial insurance sector and over recent years has held various underwriting and management positions at AXA XL having joined XL Catlin in 2002.
Most recently, he worked as country manager for Switzerland, and went on to become responsible for the European region as head of financial lines.
Commenting on the appointment, Board Member Edgar Puls, who is responsible for the European region at HDI Global said: “On the back of his experience and international perspective, his enthusiasm for industrial insurance business and his dynamic approach, Michael Rüsch will ensure that HDI continues to expand its major presence and closeness to customers and sales partners in the Swiss market.”