Interview: Conor Brennan, Zurich UK


Conor Brennan was hired initially as UK general insurance CEO, a replacement for Vibhu Sharma, who was also UK country manager. He joined in July last year from Zurich Ireland, where he was general insurance CEO. However, when the business restructured six months later, he found his remit slightly altered; as head of the newly formed GI business, he was responsible solely for UK retail and SME. He said the sudden job shift wasn’t a surprise. “I was cognisant of the fact we were going to be