Jim Sykes to retire as Zurich head of UK life

At end of year

Adam Saville
Jim Sykes, head of UK life, Zurich UK

Jim Sykes, head of UK life, Zurich UK

Royal London’s Alex Koslowski is to be appointed in 2020 to lead Zurich’s UK life business

Zurich has announced that Jim Sykes, head of UK life, is to retire at the end of the year after more than three decades with the company. Royal London's Ireland CEO, Alex Koslowski, will join Zurich in 2020 to take on the role. Sykes began his career at Zurich in 1988, working in roles across its life businesses, including as chief operations officer for Global Life both in EMEA and Asia Pacific. He has led Zurich UK Life since 2017. Tulsi Naidu, Zurich's UK CEO, said: "It has been m...

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