Josef Ackermann tried to shake up Zurich Insurance Group. Now, allegations that he was partly responsible for the suicide of the chief financial officer are casting a shadow over his 35-year-long career.
Pierre Wauthier, who was found dead on Aug. 26 at his home near Zug, Switzerland, mentioned Ackermann in a suicide note. The Swiss native, 65, quit as chairman three days later and called the allegations “unfounded.” Zurich Insurance, facing renewed concerns about its...
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