Torus Appoints Richardson, Sr.VP for Human Resources

Global specialty insurer Torus has named Jackie Richardson as Sr. VP, Head of Global Human Resources. She reports to Global Chief Operating Officer, Naveen Anand, and will “implement and lead the Human Resources strategy for the Group worldwide,” said the bulletin.

Richardson joins Torus from Synovate, a global market research firm, where she was Executive VP, HR for The Americas. She has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources in the insurance industry. She was most recently Vice President for Property and Casualty HR at CNA, where she oversaw HR strategies for their P&C operations globally.

In addition to an undergraduate degree, she holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard and her professional credentials include the successful completion of the Human Resources Executive Program at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business

Anand described the position as a “new and important senior management role,” adding that Richardson brings a “wealth of global human resources expertise.” She singled out Richardson’s “experience in workforce development, talent management, employee relations, training, and organizational design and development, especially in the insurance industry,” as assets that would help Torus to “continue to attract, develop and retain talented people around the world as we continue to grow.”

Source: Torus Specialty –