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Jolanda Grob

CPO, Zurich Insurance

Jolanda Grob has been acting as Group Chief People Officer for Zurich Insurance since July 2023,leading the global HR function, reporting directly to the Group CEO and a member of the GroupLeadership team. She previously served as Chief Human Resources Officer for the Swiss BusinessUnit where she led an organization of over 120 HR professionals, including a shared services teamproviding operational HR support to all legal entities in Switzerland, including Group.Her professional career started with Deloitte, for whom she was responsible for GraduateMarketing & Recruitment in addition to acting as an HR Business Partner. Following roles as HeadLearning & Development and Talent Management at Unilever and Coca-Cola, she was theInternational Head of Learning & Development, Talent Management, Culture and Engagement atAmgen, the largest biotech company, with responsibility for all countries outside of North America.In 2010 she joined Zurich, where she held various positions within Group HR, first in the TalentCenter of Expertise, then as Group Head Employee Research & Engagement and ultimately asGlobal HR Business Partner supporting various functions such as GI, Life, Group Re, Marketing,Comms & Public Affairs, Strategy, Innovation & Business Development. She also led the ZEF(Zurich European Employee Forum) as HR Chair from 2018 to 2020.Jolanda Grob obtained a Master’s in Applied Psychology (lic. Phil I) at the University of Fribourg,acquired Swiss Diplomas in Human Resources and Career Counseling, continuously deepened herexpertise in various HR topics and obtained a second Master’s degree in systemic solution-orientedCoaching. She completed an Advanced Management Program at the esteemed Executive BusinessSchool IESE in Barcelona in 2021.

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