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New Head of Business Unit Trade & Hospitality

Zurich, December 13, 2023 – Simon Holtz will take over as Head of the Trade & Hospitality business unit at Kessler effective January 1, 2024. He will succeed Katja Wodiunig, who has chosen to hand over the role.

Simon Holtz has been appointed Head of the Trade & Hospitality business unit with effect from January 1, 2024. He has been with Kessler for 15 years, initially serving as Property Insurance Broker and Client Executive before becoming Practice Leader Property Insurance. For the past two years Simon Holtz has held the position of Multinational Leader for Switzerland. With his team, he is the main contact for Marsh clients whom we advise in Switzerland through the Marsh Network.

Roger Konrad, Member of the Executive Committee, is pleased with the appointment: “In Simon Holtz, we have appointed a proven and highly experienced colleague to lead the business unit. I am sure he will manage his area effectively and make a major contribution to the success of the company.”

Katja Wodiunig has decided to hand over the leadership of the unit after ten years. Roger Konrad thanked her on behalf of the entire company: “Katja Wodiunig has successfully managed and developed the Trade & Hospitality business unit for over ten years. We would like to thank her wholeheartedly for her tremendous dedication, and we are glad that she is staying with us as a Client Executive.”


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