Zurich North America names Sonia Kundi Canada Chief Risk Officer

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Kundi brings years of risk management experience to the role. 

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2021 – Sonia Kundi has joined the Zurich North America Group Risk Management team as Canada Chief Risk Officer, effective immediately. She reports to North America Chief Risk Officer Colleen Zitt and will be a member of her leadership team. She will also be a member of the Zurich Canada Executive Committee and will work in the Toronto office.

Kundi will support Canada as a partner to local management and will ensure that risk frameworks and controls are in place and executed effectively to mitigate material risk to the organization. She will lead as a risk champion at various committees and provide management reporting and support to local regulatory (Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions or OSFI) risk requirements.

Kundi joins Zurich from Aviva Group, where she was a Senior Enterprise Risk Management leader with more than 15 years of global insurance experience. She has a proven global track record in both market and group roles in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and Australia. 

In addition to her professional experience, Sonia is a RIMS Certified Risk Management Professional and earned her Risk Management qualification from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Canadian Property & Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation (PACICC) Risk Officer’s Forum Advisory Committee and has experience working with OSFI.

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