Marcus has significant insurance industry experience. For a decade he has performed senior leadership roles for Zurich in Europe and globally. In his last role at Zurich, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Zurich Germany managing both life insurance and general insurance businesses. He has also held the position of Vice Chairman of the joint venture with ADAC, Germany largest Automotive Club, Chairman of the direct insurer DA Direct and Chairman of the life insurer, Zurich Deutscher Herold. Prior to that he also managed the independent financial adviser/broker business for Zurich Global Life.
Marcus holds a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany and Master of International Management from the Arizona State University Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, United States of America. Marcus was nominated by Bain Capital Credit LP (Bain Capital) to represent Bain Capital’s stake in Tower (Bain Capital hold 19.99% of Tower’s ordinary shares) and his appointment was supported by the Tower Board.
Marcus is based in Switzerland.
Appointed: 14 January 2019
Last elected: Appointed on a casual basis subject to election at 2019 ASM
Board Committee Memberships: Member of Audit Committee, Risk Committee, and Remuneration and Appointments Committee