Group underwriting and claims director joins from Zurich

Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Group has appointed Timothy Mitchell to its Group Executive Committee.

He joins as Group Underwriting & Claims Director with responsibility to direct the development of underwriting and claims strategies and capabilities. He will report to Group CEO, Andy Haste.

Mitchell joins Royal & SunAlliance from Zurich Financial Services where he has spent nine years in senior underwriting roles, including three years as Global Chief Underwriting Officer for General Insurance. He has also held senior management roles at AIG and Continental Insurance.

R&SA Group CEO Andy Haste said: 'I'm delighted to welcome Tim to the team. He brings a proven track record of underwriting excellence and his appointment reflects our commitment to ensuring we continue to build our reputation for high quality underwriting and claims management.'