Paul Horgan is the head of  North America commercial insurance for Zurich North America and is responsible for the direction, management and performance of all of the company’s commercial customer business in the U.S. and Canada, as well as its specialty products.

Horgan has been with Zurich since 2007, and his previous roles have  included: head of global corporate in North America; head of group reinsurance, serving at the company’s worldwide headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland; and chief underwriting officer for global corporate in North America.

In all, Horgan has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Before joining Zurich, he served in a number of senior roles in alternative markets, underwriting, and finance.

Horgan holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maine and an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.