QBE North America Appoints Glenn Skrynecki as Senior Vice President, Standard Lines Programs

Monday, April 18, 2016

New York, NY – QBE North America, an operating division of QBE Insurance Group, today announced that Glenn Skrynecki has been appointed to lead their Standard Lines Property & Casualty Program business as Senior Vice President. Based in New York, NY, Mr. Skrynecki will report to Kathleen O. Zortman, President, Standard Lines - Property & Casualty.

Mr. Skrynecki joined QBE in 2015 as Vice President, Agribusiness, and quickly delivered profitable growth across the personal and commercial agribusiness segments while building strong relationships across the industry. In this new role as Senior Vice President, Standard Lines Programs, he will be responsible for the continued development and execution of QBE North America's Property & Casualty Program business strategy, while driving excellence across underwriting, operations, relationship management, policy development and risk mitigation.

"Glenn's deep program expertise, coupled with his ability to drive profitable growth and disciplined underwriting, are critical attributes for leading our Standard Lines Program portfolio," said Dave Duclos, Chief Executive Officer, QBE North America.

Ms. Zortman echoed Mr. Duclos' comments, and added, "With a track record of success and deep expertise honed over a career spanning more than three decades, Glenn will continue to be a real asset to QBE and a strong leader for our Standard Lines Program business."

Mr. Skrynecki spent the majority of his career at Fireman's Fund, where he held a variety of senior positions across program, risk management, underwriting and national distribution. Prior to joining QBE in 2015, he served as Vice President, Commercial Insurance Executive, where he had national responsibility for developing and executing the strategy across Farm & Ranch, Admitted Excess and Umbrella, Middle Market, Property, and Small Business. He also served as Vice President, Special Risk Division, with a focus on Program, E&S Property & Casualty, Professional Lines and Healthcare. Mr. Skrynecki began his career as a Senior Loss Control Specialist for Great American Insurance Group, and held technical and leadership roles in loss control at both Allstate and W.R. Berkley.

About QBE
QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the largest insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE NA reported Gross Written Premiums in 2015 of $4.6 billion. QBE Insurance Group's 2015 results can be found at www.qbena.com. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 43 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. QBE insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard & Poor's. Additional information can be found at www.qbena.com, or follow QBE North America on Twitter.

Carla Ferrara, Vice President, Corporate Communications & Branding, 212.497.9604, Carla.ferrara@us.qbe.com