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For more than 17 years, Stellenwerk AG stands for tailored-made solutions in HR services. At our locations in Zürich, Chur and Schaan we recruit and hire qualified specialists and managers.

PERILS is a unique Zurich-based organization providing natural catastrophe insurance data and related services to the insurance industry. Its principal aim is to facilitate the understanding of natural catastrophe risk and related risk transfer products. Since the foundation of PERILS by a group of re/insurance industry leaders in January 2009, the organization received an excellent global reputation and acknowledgment. 

We are looking for a leader with a pragmatic, “hands-on” attitude and strong interpersonal skills as:

CEO of Perils

In this interesting position with a broad range of responsibilities, you directly lead a team of ten employees in Zurich, Toronto, Sydney, and Tokyo, and shape the future of the PERILS organization. This will include a further expansion of its product offering, modernization of its operations and IT infrastructure, and state-of-the-art access to PERILS data. At the same time, PERILS shall remain a lean, cost-efficient, and adaptive operation, being supported by the majority of the primary markets it covers and retaining the majority of industry players as licensees. 

Your key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Leadership of the organization
  • Business and strategy development
  • Marketing, sales and relationship management
  • Profit & Loss responsibility
  • Product quality and product development
  • Market reputation and market acceptance 

Your key skills and experiences:

  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in insurance, reinsurance, broking, insurance-linked securities, or risk modelling industries
  • Solid understanding of the global catastrophe risk transfer market and market participants
  • Experience in natural catastrophe risk assessment, underwriting, and/or risk accumulation control 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong leadership skills in a complex, dynamic environment
  • Fluency in English and other languages

A smooth transition with the acting CEO and members of the board of directors is guaranteed.

Ready to take on this challenge? We are looking forward to your application and guarantee absolute discretion. Please reach out to Stellenwerk AG, Maurice Locher on +41 44 365 77 44 in case of questions or apply online on this link: