Zurich Financial Services has named Domenick DiCicco as chief claim counsel for its North America commercial division. He will be responsible for managing Claims' legal operations in Zurich's Schaumburg, and Baltimore offices.

Before joining Zurich in 2005 as vice president and head of global complex claims and litigation management, Mr DiCicco was a partner in the law firm of Edelstein, Martin, Nelson and DiCicco from 2002 to 2004, where he specialized in insurance cases. Mr DiCicco earned a bachelor of arts degree at Rowan University in New Jersey, a law degree from Delaware Law School and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.

Jane Tutoki, chief claims officer of North America for Zurich, said: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Domenick to this important position. His experience will be well utilized in this new role.