Guarantee Co. of North America Names Barclay as Chief Underwriting Officer, P/C

Toronto-based The Guarantee Company of North America announced that Donna Barclay has been appointed as chief underwriting officer, property/casualty, effective July 25, 2016.

Barclay is responsible for ensuring the company “has compelling underwriting solutions to meet the complex and evolving needs of The Guarantee’s property/casualty clients” across all its customer segments, the company said in a statement.

She will work closely with the vice presidents of each P/C line of business, ensuring the development and implementation of operational standards in collaboration with the chief risk officer, the company continued.

Barclay brings to The Guarantee 30 years of property/casualty insurance experience, most recently as senior vice president at AXIS Capital (2008-2015), according to her LinkedIn profile. Between 1996 and 2007, she was senior vice president, casualty underwriting, for Liberty International Underwriters. Prior to that she was regional manager at Chubb Insurance (1994-1996).

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, a Diplôme D’Études Collégiales from Marianopolis College, Montreal and an A.I.I.C. designation from the Insurance Institute of Canada.

Source: The Guarantee Company of North America