QBE North America names Gina Papush Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

New York, NY – In support of its ongoing focus on end-to-end data-driven operations, QBE North America announces the appointment of analytics executive, Gina Papush, who will become Chief Data & Analytics Officer, effective Sept. 2.  

QBE North America President and CEO, Dave Duclos says, “In order to continue supporting our partners with the specialized products, systems and services that clients need, smart data and analytics are strategic imperatives.”

Gina brings 20 years of experience in analytic innovation and data-driven strategies that accelerate business growth to the newly created role at QBE. Most recently, Gina was responsible for development and deployment of customer analytics and predictive modeling capabilities as Head of Mortgage Decision Management at Citigroup’s Global Consumer Banking unit. Prior to joining Citigroup, Gina held positions with Fulcrum Analytics, and GE Cards Services. She has been responsible for leading decision analytic and information management functions and delivering solutions in customer analytics, research, strategic business and marketing planning, and risk management.

Gina holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Kharkov University in Ukraine, and an M.S. in Statistics from the University of Maryland, where she also completed her Ph.D. qualifications.

Working from QBE’s New York office, Gina will report to Sue Harnett, Chief Operating Officer, who notes, “With her impressive background in analytics, we expect Gina to be a tremendous asset to our business.”

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 2013 of $5.855 billion. QBE Insurance Group’s 2013 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