Fireman’s Fund, Allianz Global Expand Entertainment Division into Canada

April 11, 2012

Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. in partnership with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, an Allianz affiliate company in Canada, has added an underwriting team to further expand its entertainment division and capabilities in North America.

Led by Lynne Pepper, an entertainment underwriter with more than 20 years of experience, the team will focus on expanding Fireman’s Fund entertainment business across a variety of segments, including film, television, D.I.C.E., special events, music, and contingency coverages. The team will also include Natalie Reynolds and Robyn McMahon. The team previously worked at Travelers Canada.

With the addition of this team at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in Canada, Fireman’s Fund has more than 90 entertainment underwriters, customer service, claims and risk services experts in Burbank, Calif., Santa Monica, Calif., Dallas, Minneapolis, New York City, London, and now Toronto.

Fireman’s Fund announced other additions earlier this year, including Terry Rybicki as head of entertainment distribution and agency management, and Ian Galloway as head of entertainment claims and risk services.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty will handle all aspects of Canadian entertainment business through appointed entertainment agents and brokers.

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