Boulder, Colo.-based International Catastrophe Insurance Managers LLC (ICAT) announced that Peter Pilawa has joined the company as a senior underwriter. Pilawa joins the company’s Middle Market Business Unit, and will focus, primarily, on underwriting earthquake exposed accounts in the Western United States.
Pilawa most recently was vice president of First Specialty Insurance Corporation, a General Electric Company, where he was responsible for establishing the carrier’s presence on the West Coast. Prior to his work at First Specialty, Pilawa worked with XL Insurance in Bermuda where he managed a $20 Million book of complex multinational risks, and Ace/Westchester Insurance, underwriting large surplus lines and national accounts throughout the United States. In his new role with ICAT, Pilawa will focus his efforts on underwriting accounts with values between $50 Million and $200 Million.