Sompo International Names New York’s Gundersen Head of Asian Risk Solutions

October 29, 2020

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has appointed Sara Gundersen as executive vice president and Asian Risk Solutions segment leader within its Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS) business unit. She will report to Michael Chang and continue to be based in New York.

In her new role, Gundersen will lead the growth strategy, underwriting discipline, production, business and product development, expense control and profitability for the Sompo GRS U.S. Asian Risk Solutions team, which focuses on large, middle and small Asian-based accounts with U.S. operations, including the unit’s global Japanese clients.

Previously, she served as senior vice president for the Eastern Territory and Financial Institutions and Professional Services P&C Industry Vertical leader for Sompo GRS and Large Accounts Casualty Underwriting manager for the Sompo GRS Asian Risk Solutions segment.

Gundersen has more than 20 years of experience in various underwriting and management positions in the industry, including 15 years at Chubb, where she served as vice president and leader of the middle market underwriting practice.

Source: Sompo International Holdings

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