Catlin CFO relocates to Zurich

by Richard Crump

More from this author

24 Apr 2013

  • Comments
neilfreshwater

ZURICH has appointed Neil Freshwater as chief financial officer for its general insurance and shared services business in the UK.

Freshwater, who joins the global insurer on the 1 May, will report directly to Steve Lewis, CEO of UK general insurance and shared services.

He joins from Catlin Group where he was the UK CFO, having previously worked at Aviva, Swiss Re and Laurentian Life.

A fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, Freshwater has over 20 years of experience in the sector - across life, general insurance and reinsurance.

Commenting on his appointment, Lewis said: "I'm confident his skills in delivering business strategy will be of huge value to our finance function and our executive team.

That Neil is so well acquainted with the general insurance market is an added bonus - and I'm looking forward to having him on-board."

Freshwater takes over the role previously held by John Dyke before he moved on to head up Zurich UK's personal lines business.

Visitor comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
display:none

Add your comment

We won't publish your address


By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms & Conditions

Your comment will be moderated before publication

Submit
  • Send

Appointments to University Committees

University of Glasgow 120x60University of Glasgow - Glasgow - unremunerated positions

 

 

Newsletters

Get the latest financial news sent directly to your inbox

  • Best Practice
  • Business
  • Daily Newsletter
  • Essentials

Careers

Search for jobs
Click to search our database of all the latest accountancy roles

Create a profile
Click to set up your profile and let the best recruiters find you

Jobs by email
Sign up to receive regular updates with the latest roles suitable for you

Briefings

budget-management

Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

cchcover

iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.