Willis Group Holdings, the global insurance broker, strengthening its Willis Re management team, has appointed Vincent D. Liotta as
executive vice president and production director of the Willis Re U.S. Specialty Practice.
Earlier this year Willis Re merged its Global Marine, Aviation, Retro and London Market Non Marine businesses to form Willis Re Specialty.
Liotta joins Leo Magrath, the newly appointed executive vice president and operations director, and they will jointly manage the New York Specialty area, reporting to Chris N. Clark, chief executive officer of Willis Re Specialty.
Liotta, formerly senior vice president of Global Marine, Energy, and Aviation for Arch Insurance Group (U.S.), is a seasoned veteran with 28 years of experience in marine, energy, aviation and aerospace underwriting and reinsurance broking. In this new capacity. In this new capacity, Liotta will lead the effort to heighten Willis Re’s profile in the specialty marketplace, and also create additional production synergies with the Willis Re U.S. Property and Casualty Practice.
Among Liotta’s industry credentials are his past chairmanships of the American Hull Insurance Syndicate, the Cargo Reinsurance Association, the American Cargo War Risks Reinsurance Exchange, and the American War Risks (Hull) Agency.