CNA Names Ryszetnyk, Ecoff to Ocean Marine Unit

CNA announced two appointments in its Ocean Marine operation. John Ryszetnyk recently joined as assistant vice president and Roger Ecoff as Risk Control consulting director.

In his role, Ryszetnyk manages the Hull and Protection & Indemnity (P&I), Marine Liabilities and Excess Liabilities lines of business; as well as the St. Louis, New Orleans, Houston, Seattle and New York branches. Prior to joining CNA, he served as an assistant vice president for Starr Marine Agency. Ryszetnyk has also held various Ocean Marine Underwriting positions for American International Marine Agency, Liberty International Underwriters, and the Water Quality Insurance Syndicate.

As Risk Control consulting director, Ecoff handles risk control for Ocean Marine’s national book, including Hull, P&I and marine liabilities. He has more than 35 years of marine experience, including his most recent work with MCM Loss Control where he operated his own marine surveying practice. Ecoff has also worked in risk control at PLI Marine, CNA/MOAC and the St. Paul Companies/Neare, Gibbs & Co. He has been certified as a Responsible Carrier Program auditor by the American Waterways Operators.