Beazley’s Bernacki Named President of AmWINS Special Risk Underwriters

March 24, 2020

Global specialty insurance wholesaler AmWINS Group announced that Mark R. Bernacki will join the firm as president of AmWINS Special Risk Underwriters (SRU) and executive vice president of AmWINS Group, effective March 30, 2020.

In his role, Bernacki will drive strategy and build capacity for SRU, which underwrites risks on behalf of domestic and international carriers and distributes exclusively through AmWINS brokers. Also, as executive vice president for AmWINS Group, he will lead the alternative risk team and work with Underwriting Division President Bob Petrilli to grow the division organically and through mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining AmWINS, Bernacki spent 14 years at Beazley Group, where he most recently served as head of global property and as a member of the executive committee. He left Beazley last April. Prior to his tenure at Beazley Group, Bernacki worked at Liberty Mutual Group in various roles, including vice president of broker operations for Liberty Mutual Property.

Based in Charlotte, N.C., AmWINS operates through 115 offices globally and handles premium placements in excess of $17.4 billion annually.

Mark Bernacki

Topics Underwriting

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