QBE North America Appoints Hill as President, Alternative Markets

June 10, 2019

Specialty insurer QBE North America has named Kris Hill as president, Alternative Markets.

Hill has 25 years of experience in insurance operations and financial positions. She joined QBE in January 2017 as chief financial officer. Before joining QBE, Hill served as executive vice president, Field Operations, at Liberty Mutual, Surety, after having served for nearly four years as senior vice president, chief financial officer, Liberty Mutual, Surety, and three years as senior vice president, chief financial officer at Liberty Mutual Safeco Insurance. She previously held several positions in accounting, finance and operations at Safeco Corp., Northstar Communications, and Aetna Life & Casualty.

The largest of QBE North America’s four business groups, Alternative Markets includes QBE’s program business, one of the three largest in the U.S., its affiliated agent personal lines business and its wholly owned Westwood Insurance Agency subsidiary.

Hill will report to QBE North America Chief Executive Officer Russell Johnston. She will remain a member of the QBE North America executive committee.

Christopher McGrath, senior vice president, Financial Planning and Analysis, will serve as interim chief financial officer and also report to Johnston as an acting member of the North American executive committee. Prior to joining QBE, McGrath served as director of Finance for Multinational and Commercial Claims/Operations at AIG, after having served as the Global CFO for AIG’s specialty business worldwide. Before that, he served in various finance roles at Aon, Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen.

Source: QBE North America

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