Christine Theodorovics has been CEO of Global Life Austria and a member of the Executive Board of Zurich Austria since March 2013. Prior to this role, she was Head of Business Development for Independent Financial Advisors and Brokers in the Corporate Center of Global Life Zurich. Theodorovics has an MBA from Vienna University of Economics and Business, a Master of Arts in European Economic Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges/Belgium, as well as a degree in Banking from the Swiss Finance Institute in Zurich. Next to her role as Head of Life, Christine Theodorovics has been appointed CEO of Zurich Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (ZLIC).
She is succeeding Claudio Gienal, who was named Head of Group Strategy, also effective April 1, 2016.
Zurich Insurance Group is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East as well as other markets. It offers a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services for individuals, small businesses, mid-sized and large companies as well as multinational orporations. Zurich employs about 55,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries. The Group, formerly known as Zurich Financial Services Group, is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt program (ZURVY) which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at www.zurich.com.