Philadelphia Insurance Announces Three Promotions

January 11, 2012

Philadelphia Insurance Companies announced three promotions: Sean Sweeney to president and chief operating officer; Robert O’Leary to executive vice president and chief marketing officer; and John Glomb to executive vice president and chief underwriting officer.

Sean Sweeney

Sweeney has been with Philadelphia Insurance since 1979, when he started his insurance career as an account executive. In 1993, he helped take the company public with founder James Maguire. Sweeney has held several positions with the company and worked his way up to become executive vice president and chief marketing officer in 1998. Four years later he was named president and chief marketing officer. He holds CPCU, RPLU and ARe designations.

He is also an adjunct faculty member and sits on the board of governors of the Academy of Risk Management and Insurance at Saint Joseph’s University. He holds an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.

Robert O'Leary

Robert O’Leary started his insurance career in 1977 as an industrial sales rep for American Mutual Insurance Company.

He joined Philadelphia Insurance in 1982 as a regional manager and four years later was promoted to regional vice president of the Northeast region. In 2006 he became senior vice president of the eastern territory. Two years later, he was promoted to executive vice president of marketing. O’Leary holds a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College in Connecticut.

John Glomb

John Glomb joined Philadelphia Insurance in 2007 as senior vice president of the management and professional liability division.

In 2009, he took on responsibility for the company’s entire underwriting department as senior vice president. Prior to joining Philadelphia Insurance, Glomb worked at Banc of America Securities and at National Union, the management and professional liability subsidiary of American International Group. Glomb received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Insurance is a commercial property/casualty insurer based in Bala Cynwyd, Penn. It is a subsidiary of Tokio Marine Holdings. Philadelphia Insurance’s niche clients include not-for-profits, health and fitness centers, day-care facilities and collector vehicle owners under its Grundy line. Its Management and Professional Liability group provides cyber liability, D&O for private companies and non-profit organizations and a wealth of E&O coverage for accountants, allied health professionals and consulting businesses.

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