QBE North America Names Blanco Senior Vice President in California

QBE North America has named Marcia Blanco as senior vice president an Western region specialty underwriting engagement leader.

She is based in San Francisco, Calif. Blanco will report to Jeff Grange, president of specialty insurance.

Blanco has more than 25 years of insurance industry experience, primarily in the specialized miscellaneous professional liability production and underwriting areas. She joins QBE from XL Insurance, where she was a vice president. Blanco previously held senior underwriting and leadership positions with Navigators Insurance Co., Kemper Insurance Co., CNA, Executive Risk, Reliance National Underwriters and Swett and Crawford.

QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Ltd. The North America division is headquartered in New York and conducts business through its property/casualty insurance subsidiaries.