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ZURICH (AFP) - The former head of Zurich Insurance Group, Mr Martin Senn, has committed suicide, the company said on Monday (May 30), nearly three years after the company's chief financial officer took his own life. "It is with great shock and sadness that we must inform you of the sudden death of Martin Senn," the company said of the 59-year-old who served as chief executive from 2010 until last December. "His family informed us that Martin took his life last Friday," it said, lamenting the loss of "not only a highly valued former CEO and colleague but also a close friend". "Our thoughts are with his bereaved family and friends, to whom we extend our deepest sympathies," the company said, adding it would provide no further comments on the tragedy out of respect for Mr Senn and his family. Mr Senn's suicide comes nearly three years after Zurich Insurance's finance chief Pi...

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