Allianz Adds 3 From Argo to Cyber Insurance Team

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has made several hires to strengthen its cyber insurance underwriting team: Tresa Stephens as regional product leader; Josh Navarro, executive underwriter; and Ed Lee, underwriting specialist.

Based in New York, Stephens will lead the Northeast region, executing a national cyber strategy and developing underwriting and service capabilities for distribution partners and clients. She will also be responsible for cyber training across lines of business. Stephens joins from Argo Group, where she led the East region Cyber practice as an underwriting manager for Technology E&O and Cyber. For two years prior, she was an executive underwriter for Financial Lines with Chubb.

Located in Chicago, Navarro will execute underwriting strategy in the Midwest region by developing relationships with producers and clients. He also will support key growth initiatives in line with growth and regional partnership strategies. Previously, Navarro was assistant vice president, underwriting manager with Argo Pro, responsible for Cyber and Professional Liability for the Midwest.

Stephens and Navarro both report to Thomas Kang, head of Cyber in North America,

Also joining from Argo Group where he was a senior Cyber & Technology E&O underwriter, Lee is based in New York. Reporting to Stephens, he will deliver cyber insurance and service capabilities across the Northeast.