Jason Sauer

South Regional Executive - Senior Vice President, Zurich North America

Jason Sauer is the Regional Executive for the South Region for Zurich North America, serving Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. In this role, he is responsible for leading the Regional Leadership Team in the South in delivering a consistent experience for customers and brokers. He also leads the U.S. Commercial Insurance Sales & Distribution team in the South, which is responsible for broker relationships and support market-facing underwriters in delivering profitable growth. He has been with Zurich since 1996.

Prior to his current role, Sauer was the Area Executive for the Southeast, serving Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama from 2017 to 2019. His previous leadership roles include Houston Area Executive, Branch Underwriting Manager for Middle Market Commercial, Assistant Vice President of the National Technology Underwriting team and Regional Manager for the Southwest Middle Market Commercial team.

Jason Sauer is the South Regional Executive for Zurich North America, serving 11 states that make up the region: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. In this role, he is responsible for leading the Regional Leadership Team in the South to deliver a consistent experience for customers and brokers.  He also leads U.S. Commercial Insurance Sales & Distribution team in the South managing broker relationships and supporting market-facing underwriting colleagues to deliver profitable growth while executing on all strategic initiatives.  He has been with Zurich since 1996.

External appointments

Sauer has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and is active in national, regional and local community investment organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of Make-A-Wish and the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Georgia Chapter. He also is active with Kids Meals, SBP, The First Tee, Fore!Kids Foundation and the Atlanta Humane Society.

Educational background

Sauer received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Illinois State University.