QBE North America President Dave Duclos to speak at 2014 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

New York, July 30, 2014 —Dave Duclos, Chief Executive Officer and President of QBE North America, will speak at the 2014 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium on September 9 in Dallas, Texas. Specific abilities and skills are needed to engage a large multiline insurance organization in a total business transformation. Drawing on examples from his leadership roles at several global insurance organizations, Duclos will share his view on what it takes to lead transform a large multiline insurance enterprise like QBE North America.

Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout, commented, “QBE is gaining momentum as a relevant insurer in the North America specialty market. There are many new initiatives under Mr. Duclos’ leadership. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the vision of a proven insurance entrepreneur as he implements a plan for the US division of Australian based QBE, one of the largest and most prominent insurers in the world."

About QBE

QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the top 20 insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE NA reported Gross Written Premiums in 2013 of $5.855 billion. QBE Insurance Group’s 2012 results can be found at http://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

About MarketScout

MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with specialty expertise in many areas. The firm is a Lloyd's Coverholder and MGA for U.S. insurers. MarketScout owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. MarketScout founded the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) and the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA). The annual Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS) is hosted by MarketScout in Dallas the second week of September. For conference information, contact Diahann Doyen or call 972.934.4264.