Martin Vögeli will take up new role in the summer

AXA Corporate Solutions has announced Hansruedi Schoch will be retiring from his position after seven years as chief executive Switzerland, to be replaced by Martin Vögeli.

As of 1 July, Vögeli will join AXA CS and then take over as chief executive in August, subject to the approval of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA.

Having trained as a business economist, Vögeli embarked on a career in the insurance industry. Before being appointed chief executive of Aon Risk Solutions Switzerland AG, Vögeli held several general management positions at Zurich Global Corporate Switzerland and Winterthur International in Europe and the US.

Hansruedi Schoch

Hansruedi Schoch

In a statement, AXA CS said: “Martin Vögeli is the perfect successor for Hansruedi Schoch and for heading up AXA Corporate Solutions’ continued evolution in Switzerland.

“AXA Corporate Solutions Switzerland will be able to benefit from his wealth of experience as both a broker and an insurer.”