Zurich North America announced the appointment of Dan Kleiman as Vice President & Regional Leader, Canada Commercial, effective January 1.He “oversees the nearly 100 market-facing underwriters and underwriting managers who are part of the Commercial Markets regional field organization within Canada,” said the announcement. Kleiman is based in Toronto and reports to Patrick Lundy, President and CEO of Zurich Canada.
Lundy described Kleiman’s new role as being “crucial in implementing the pace, tone, strategy and execution of the business objectives within our Canadian market.” He also expressed confidence That Kleiman’s “experience will further our commitment to customer focus and allow us to successfully pursue our profitable growth goals and our focus on sales mindset.”
Kleiman joined Zurich in its Kansas City office in 2007. Prior to joining Zurich, he held commercial lines roles with increasing levels of responsibility at Chubb and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company in Kansas City, Chicago and New York. He earned a BA in English Literature from Indiana University, and holds the professional designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (C.P.C.U.).
Source: Zurich Insurance Group