Biography

Joan Amble

Non-Executive Director

Zurich Insurance Group

Joan Amble has substantial financial industry experience. She started her professional career as an accountant with ErnstYoung in 1977. From 1984 to 1989 she served at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), specializing in pensions, derivatives, and other financial instruments. She then spent 14 years with the General Electric Company (GE) in various leadership roles, including CFO GE Real Estate, COO and CFO GE Capital Markets, and as vice president and chief accounting officer for GE Financial Services. From 24 to May 211, Joan served as executive vice president and principal accounting officer, and until the end of 211 as executive vice president, finance, of the American Express Company. In December 211, Joan completed a four-year term as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC). She has been a member of the boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd since April 215.

In addition, she is a member of the board and the audit committee at Booz Allen Hamilton. In January 215, Joan was appointed to the public company Accounting Oversight board’s standing advisory group, which advises on the development of auditing and professional practice standards and served the maximum two terms concluding in December 22. She also served 16 years on the board of Sirius XM. Since October 216, Joan has been an independent adviser to the control and risk committee of the executive committee of the US affiliate of Société Générale S.A., a French multinational banking and financial services company. She is also involved in developing women in business, including as chair emeritus and co-founder of W.O.M.E.N in America, LLC and through her various speaking engagements. Joan also participates in director and other forums and speaks on corporate governance and corporate culture.

Joan received a bachelor of science in accounting from Pennsylvania State University, and later became a certified public accountant (currently inactive).