May 30

Swiss financier commits suicide months after colleague killed himself:

The former head of Switzerland’s biggest insurer has committed suicide, the company said on Monday. He’s the second top executive from Zurich Insurance to kill himself since August 2013.

“Martin Senn’s family has informed us that Martin committed suicide last Friday,” the Swiss company said in a statement, adding it was “stunned and deeply shaken” and “out of respect to Martin and to his family, we will not be making any further comment.”

Senn, 59, resigned in December citing business “setbacks in recent months.’’ Swiss police have refused to comment on reports Senn shot himself. Continue reading »

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