Tourism

Cover-More CEO exits

Global travel insurance provider Cover-More Group has confirmed that CEO Hanno Mijer has taken up a new executive leadership role with parent company Zurich Group.

Hanno Mijer

Mijer will join Zurich’s commercial insurance business as head of commercial insurance services and report to its CEO James Shea.

Cover-More’s chief operating officer, Cara Morton, will lead the business as interim CEO to help navigate the travel insurance giant through the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for the resumption of global travel, according to a press statement.

Jack Howell, CEO of Zurich across the Asia-Pacific region, thanked Mijer for his valuable contribution and strong leadership of Cover-More since 2018.

Howell said that Cover-More, which was acquired by Zurich in 2017, remained a highly valued business within the company’s global operations.

Cover-More is currently one of top travel insurance providers in the world, with operations in 22 countries across five continents.


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