Zurich appointments
Chief executive of Zurich's UK, Irish and Southern African general insurance business Geoff Riddell has been appointed chief executive of Zurich's Global Corporate B …

Zurich appointmentsChief executive of Zurich's UK, Irish and Southern African general insurance business Geoff Riddell has been appointed chief executive of Zurich's Global Corporate Business. His successor is yet to be announced. The reshuffle, has also seen Zurich London managing director Martin South promoted to head up Zurich's new International Businesses unit.

Willis Shanghai stakeWillis has received approval from the China Regulatory Commission to complete the purchase of a 50% equity stake in Shanghai Pudong Insurance Brokers.

NU acquisitionNorwich Union has acquired the online and telephone-based motor sales business of Oneswoop.com.

Credit coverCredit insurance company Atradius has launched two policies designed to help small companies protect themselves against the risk of bad credit. The company said its new products could help firms recoup their losses if their customers were declared insolvent.