CNA Hardy News

Firms Turn to Kidnap Insurance Policies to Cover Ransomware Losses

Companies without cyber insurance are dusting off policies covering kidnap, ransom and extortion in the world’s political hotspots to recoup losses caused by ransomware viruses such as “WannaCry,” insurers say. Cyber insurance can be expensive to buy and is not …

CNA Hardy Names Chubb’s Legassick as Head of Life Sciences & Technology

CNA Hardy, the London-based specialist commercial insurer, announced the appointment of David Legassick as head of Life Sciences, Technology & Cyber. Reporting to Rhonda Buege, head of Healthcare and Technology, Legassick will assume responsibility for CNA Hardy’s life science, technology …

Broker THB and CNA Hardy Partner to Provide Global Industrial Cyber Solution

London-based broker THB, CNA Hardy and cyber security specialist Waterfall Security Solutions have entered into a partnership to provide a cyber security protection package for industrial businesses globally. The package, distributed exclusively through THB, includes CNA Hardy’s cyber technology and …

CNA Hardy Appoints AIG’s Beelders as Head of Multinational

CNA Hardy, a specialist commercial insurance provider within the Lloyd’s and company markets, announced the appointment of Jason Beelders as assistant vice president, head of Multinational. Reporting to Patrick Gage, chief underwriting officer, Beelders will be responsible for the strategic …

CNA Hardy Builds Financial Institutions Team with Goodair & Bazell Appointments

CNA Hardy, a London-based specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, announced the appointment of Alec Goodair as UK financial institutions (FI) manager and Suzannah Bazell as FI underwriter. Reporting to John Taylor, head of …

CNA Hardy Joins Lloyd’s China Platform

CNA Hardy, a specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, announced it has joined Lloyd’s Insurance Company (China) Ltd. in Shanghai by establishing CNA Hardy Underwriting division on the platform. The company began operating from …

CNA Hardy Appoints Rollins as Direct & Facultative Property Senior Underwriter

CNA Hardy, a specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, has appointed Jason Rollins as direct & facultative property senior underwriter. Previously, Rollins was an operational underwriter at International Mining Industry Underwriters (IMIU), where he …

London-Based CNA Hardy Appoints Hairsine as Head of Construction

CNA Hardy, the London-based specialist commercial insurance provider within the Lloyd’s and company markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Hairsine as the new head of Construction. Hairsine joins CNA Hardy from Zurich Insurance, where she was a …

CNA Hardy Continues U.K. Regional Expansion, with Opening of 5th Office

CNA Hardy* has further expanded its regional presence with the opening of its fifth U.K. office, in Birmingham, England. This marks the second U.K. office opening in 2015 for the London-based subsidiary of CNA Financial. In addition, the company has …

CNA Hardy Launches New Website

CNA Hardy has unveiled the company’s new website (www.cnahardy.com ), which it said is “designed to showcase the combined strengths and capabilities of the organization.” CNA Hardy, acting through Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and CNA Insurance Company Limited, are independent …