Jack Howell appointed Head of Asia-Pacific region for Zurich
In September 2016, Zurich appointed Jack Howell as regional chief executive officer for Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong and reporting directly to Mario Greco, group chief executive officer.
In April 2015, Generali, then still led by Greco, had appointed Howell as regional chief executive officer for Asia.
Jack Howell, 46, a U.S. citizen, holds a B.S. in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University and an MBA from the University of Chicago School of Business. Howell worked for AIG, where he held several positions including deputy chairman of strategic operations and chairman and CEO of Philam Plans, an insurance company based in the Philippines; in 2008 he was appointed CEO of Prudential Vietnam. He began his career with management consulting firms Charles River Associates and the Boston Consulting Group.