Craig Zahnd has joined the Kansas City Fed as senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer. In that role, he leads the Legal Division and serves as advisor to the Bank’s Management Committee.

Zahnd, who has nearly 30 years of legal experience, reports to President Esther George and works closely with First Vice President Kelly Dubbert.

Before joining the Bank in November 2019, Zahnd was managing director and general counsel of Reinsurance Americas at Swiss Re. In that position, he managed a team of attorneys on a variety of legal and regulatory matters, including analysis of reinsurance laws and regulations, employment law, corporate governance, contracts and compliance. Earlier he held several positions at General Electric Co., including vice president and associate general counsel.

Zahnd is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, and he holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.

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