John Amore Chief Executive Officer
Global General Insurance, Retired

John Amore

John Amore

Mr. John Amore was elected to the Board of Trustees for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in March 2010. He currently serves as Chair of the Investment Committee, and serves as a member of the Audit and Finance committees.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Amore was a member of the Group Executive Committee and CEO Global General Insurance of Zurich Financial Services (Zurich). Mr. Amore joined Zurich U.S. (now Zurich North America) in 1992. Before being named CEO of Zurich U.S. in December 2000, he served as CEO of the Zurich U.S. Specialties business unit. In July 2001 he became a member of the Group Executive Committee and was appointed CEO of the North America Corporate Business Division. He held this position until the end of August 2004. In April 2004 he was appointed Head of Global General Insurance, and since September 2004 he has been concentrating on this global leadership role.

Prior to joining Zurich, Mr. Amore served as vice chairman of the Commerce and Industry Insurance Company, a member company of American International Group (AIG).

Mr. Amore is chairman of the board of directors of the American Insurance Association.

Mr. Amore holds an MBA in finance from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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