Felix Kühlmann

Felix Kühlmann is a strategic leader with a demonstrated history of building businesses and creating impact in the commercial and life insurance industry. He is adept at integrating complex solution elements into innovative yet pragmatic solutions. He has a proven record of building teams and cultivating relationships and partnerships to execute with urgency enabling profitable growth, better customer experience while reducing expenses in a global context.

Felix has more than 15 years of experience in consulting and the insurance industry across the full value chain. He set up and was the Chief Executive Officer for Everly launching the first permanent life insurance product Direct to Consumer in the US. Before he was the Chief Operating Officer for Zurich’s North American Commercial Insurance leading strategy development and driving digital transformation and innovative service development for mid-market and large corporate customers including international programs, captives, and complex casualty solutions. Felix had joined Zurich as one of the partners of the internal consulting unit in Zurich and moved to the US to successfully build the American hub.

Previously Felix was a Principal and Recruiting Director at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Munich and Berlin. He was a member of the insurance and corporate development practice and led projects for insurance clients in Distribution, Asset Management and Risk Management across Europe. As a recruiting director he drove the talent acquisition from U.S. and European universities with a specific focus on Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg, and Harvard.
Prior to BCG, Felix was a European Counsel at Nestlé in Vevey, Switzerland, handling merger filings across the globe and advising clients on antitrust aspects of major commercial agreements.