PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services, a managing general agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries, added Fred Hilsendager as vice president.
Hilsendager brings more than 20 years of retail and wholesale brokerage experience, as well as expertise in the design ofinsurance, risk management and warranty solutions for renewable energy companies, with a particular emphasis on the needs of wind turbine manufacturers.
As vice president, he will be responsible for working with retail brokers, project developers, alternative energy investors and others across the country to promote and manage new business opportunities. He will be based in Chicago.
Prior to joining PowerGuard, Hilsendager worked for retail broker Holmes Murphy & Associates in Chicago, where he founded and managed its Renewable Energy Division. Earlier in his career, he held a range of production, account management and underwriting positions at wholesale broker Tri-City and retail brokers Willis Group Holdings and the Hobbs Group.