Insurance solutions and services provider Zurich North America appointed Ann Chai as chief risk officer.

Chai, who was head of finance for U.S. middle market at Zurich, will report directly to Group Head of Risk Peter Giger.

Previously, she was vice president and actuary for Zurich North America’s finance and actuarial team. She joined Zurich in 2010 after working in several actuarial roles in both finance and data.