The Association of Professional Insurance Women has named Kathleen Savio, group chief transformation officer of Zurich Insurance Group, as the 2021 APIW Insurance Woman of the Year.
She will be recognized for the award on April 7, 2022, in New York City, with details to follow.
Savio has been with Zurich Insurance Group for three decades, with prior roles including chief administrative officer for Zurich North America Commercial, president of Zurich NA’s Alternative Markets business and, most recently, chief executive officer for Zurich NA. In her current role as group chief transformation officer, she is focused on driving purposeful, sustainable advancements in the company’s culture and operating model.
Savio serves on the Z Zurich Foundation board of trustees, a charitable organization, and is a member of The Chicago Network, which empowers women to lead.
She was the inaugural chair of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Chicago Midwest Division board and was named IICF 2020 Trailblazer of the Year. Savio was also a board member and served on the executive committee of the American Property Casualty Insurance Organization.
Source: Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW)