Switzerland

The Swiss Parliament passed a bill this week which puts in place a mandatory earthquake insurance scheme for the country. Switzerland’s National Council, its lower parliamentary house, approved the bill this month.

Switzerland’s upper parliamentary house had already approved the bill and so all that remains is for the Federal Council, the executive power at national level, to implement...

Urs Berger is the new Chairman of the Board at the ICMIF member organisation Swiss Mobiliar in Switzerland. Urs replaces Albert Lauper who was President for eight years. The company also has a new CEO, Markus Hongler who succeeds Urs in that position, Markus took up his new role in May of this year.

The changes to the senior executive team and Board at Swiss Mobiliar were announced in...

Swiss Mobiliar have revealed that Markus Hongler will be appointed as their next CEO and will take up his new role in May 2011. He will replace the current CEO Urs Berger who will be moving on to become the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Hongler arrives at Swiss Mobiliar from previous company Zurich where he has performed a number of jobs including his role as the CEO of their...

Voice is ICMIF's quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

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The idea for the workshops was born at the ICMIF conference in Toronto last October, where several executives and board members from Capricorn Mutual took part in the strategic decision making workshop that preceded the conference....