James Schiro, Former Zurich CEO, Goldman Director, Dies at 68

Aug 15, 2014 3:42 pm ET

Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- James J. Schiro, who led Zurich Financial Services AG through the credit crisis and became Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s lead independent director, has died. He was 68.

Schiro died Aug. 13 after a battle with cancer, according to a memo today to employees of New York-based Goldman Sachs.