Zurich North America has named Carl Sutter Head of Distribution for U.S. Middle Market. He will report to Alex Wells, Head of U.S. Middle Market and become a member of the Middle Market Senior Leadership Team and Zurich North America’s Leadership Team.
Sutter will also manage Zurich’s Regional Field Distribution team, which represents all Zurich business units in the marketplace and includes executive leaders spanning the entire Zurich organization.
“With his extensive leadership and distribution experience, Carl will be instrumental in making sure we implement our distribution management strategy, which is a critical component of our strategic business plan,” Wells said.
Sutter joins Zurich from Chubb, where he served as Senior Vice President of Partnership Services for their TPA subsidiary, ESIS. Previously, he held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Chubb and its predecessor, ACE USA, including Senior Vice President and National Distribution Leader and Senior Vice President and National Corporate Risk Segment Leader.
Sutter earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a minor in Political Science from Rider University. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.