January 23 2008 – Orange, CA – G.J. Sullivan Co., a member of Los Angeles-based The Sullivan Group, has appointed Sharon Haenig as Commercial Lines Manager for its office in Orange, CA. Sharon will be responsible for business development and market relations for the Commercial Lines Division. The capabilities of this excess and surplus lines unit range from in-house, binding authority markets that handle smaller, non-standard risks to brokerage markets that can handle larger, excess and surplus lines accounts.
Sharon comes to GJS E&S from Hartford Steam Boiler, Los Angeles, where she was a member of the Nonstandard Treaty Division, with a focus on the Excess and Surplus Lines market. Sharon holds a BBA in Finance from Kent State University and is currently working on her ARE. She began her insurance career in 1988, joining her father, Harry, in the family business, The Haenig Agency.
“Sharon’s knowledge of the Excess and Surplus Lines market as well as her experience in the retail sector will give her a unique advantage. Sharon realizes what it takes to be successful from the retailer perspective. She will be able combine this knowledge to better serve our clients and further develop this division”, said William E Buckley, President, G.J. Sullivan Co. E&S.
G.J. Sullivan Co. E&S manages specialized insurance programs, holds underwriting pens and brokers individual risks. As wholesale insurance brokers, GJS E&S provides selected retail agents and brokers across the United States access to programs and quality markets throughout the world.
William E. Buckley