Andrew Petersen has been named executive vice president of business development for San Diego, Calif.-based Atlas General Insurance Services.
Petersen’s responsibilities include business development for new carriers, new programs, new lines of business and geographic expansion. He will also work in identifying strategic acquisition targets, and he will have a role in existing program and portfolio management.
Prior to Atlas, Petersen held senior positions at Guy Carpenter. Most recently, he was senior vice president of Guy Carpenter in San Francisco, where was head of co-sales. He focused on casualty driven reinsurance placements and has worked extensively in the workers’ compensation and MGA space.