Zurich North America News

Zurich North America Names Shults as South Regional Executive

Commercial insurer Zurich North America has named Mark Shults regional executive for the South in marketing, distribution and regional management. His office is in Atlanta. In his new role, Shults will lead the Zurich Regional Leadership Team in achieving profitability …

Blue River Underwriters D. Scott Tramel and John Searles Launch USL&H and Maritime Employers Liability Insurance Program

KENNESAW, GA, November 6, 2014 — Blue River Underwriters, a division of Breckenridge Insurance Group, has introduced a new United States Longshoreman and Harbor Workers Act (USL&H) and Maritime Employers Liability (MEL) Insurance Program with Zurich in North America, an A.M. …

Zurich Employees Volunteering for Home Rebuild Program in New York

Zurich North America said its employee volunteers will join St. Bernard Project, a nonprofit disaster recovery group based in New Orleans, for an around-the-clock, 24-hour home rebuilding project in Rockaway, New York, on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Volunteers …

Hart Named Midwest Region Executive at Zurich North America

Zurich North America announced that Sabrina Hart has been named as regional executive for the Midwest region in marketing, distribution and regional management (MD&RM), effective Oct. 16. Hart’s office will be in Chicago. Hart will lead the Zurich regional leadership …

Zurich NA Names Cooper Regional Leader for Commercial Markets

Commercial property and casualty insurer Zurich North America, named Marcus Cooper is now the commercial markets regional leader for the South. He is based at Zurich’s North America headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Cooper is responsible for driving the Zurich growth …

Experts: New Normal Creating Need for More Predictive Modeling

A “new normal” has created the need for the catastrophe modeling to move from historic to predictive methods of looking at extreme weather risk, according to a panel of risk experts speaking Tuesday at the annual Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter …

Zurich N.A. Appoints Schiavone to Lead Private Equity Unit in New York

Schaumburg, Ill.-based property/casualty insurer Zurich North America has named Paul Schiavone to lead its new private equity unit. The unit operates within the Global Corporate in North America (GCiNA) business entity. Schiavone joined the underwriting leadership team on Aug. 1. …

Hahn to Lead Predictive Analytics at Zurich North America

Property and casualty insurance provider Zurich North America, based in Schaumburg, Ill., appointed Peter Hahn as head of predictive analytics. Hahn comes to Zurich from McKinsey & Company Inc., where he led the underwriting service line for McKinsey’s North America …

Zurich No. Am. Names Kleiman as Canada VP, Regional-Commercial

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 …

Zurich North America Names Barrett Senior VP on Trade Credit Insurance Team

Zurich in North America has announced the appointment of Anthony Barrett as senior vice president and head of Short Term Multi-Buyer Trade Credit Insurance. Barrett, a 28-year industry veteran, is based in New York City and reports to Anne Marie …