Underwriting expertise increases competencies in our core business

David Brodsky
Andrew Cyran
Mark Mikulak
Jim Haggerty

As part of our approach to continual process enhancement, QBE has created the brand-new position of underwriting product leader. The four individuals in this role have direct responsibility for excellence in underwriting performance, as well as product portfolio management, and working with Corporate Risk Management and the Underwriting Committee to determine delegation of underwriting authority.

  • David Brodsky joins QBE as SVP, Casualty. David has over 35 years of underwriting experience, most recently at Tower Group where he held home office casualty leadership roles across various platforms. He previously worked at Zurich North America and ACE USA. David can be reached at 212.894.7614.
  • Andrew Cyran is now SVP, Property for QBE North America. Andrew joined QBE in 2011 as Head of Property Programs. He has over 25 years of property underwriting experience. Andrew can be reached at 404.263.4334.
  • Mark Mikulak joins QBE as SVP, Workers’ Compensation. Mark has more than 25 years of industry experience, most recently at Torus Group where he served as SVP, Head of Casualty. He has also worked at Chubb, Hartford and Fireman’s Fund. Mark can be reached at 212.894.7597.
  • Jim Haggertywill be taking on a new and expanded role as SVP, Personal Lines. Jim joined QBE in 1997 and, most recently, served as SVP, Commodity Lines. Jim has over 20 years of experience in product management, underwriting, sales, and service for small commercial and personal lines. Jim can be reached at 212.894.7758.

We are confident that these leadership additions and ever-vigilant focus on core competencies will enable us to be more competitive and deliver well against customer expectations.

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