Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Jeff Summerville as Head Casualty, Financial & Professional Services North America, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Summerville will oversee the North American Casualty business in addition to his current responsibilities as the leader of Financial and Professional lines. He succeeds Robley Moor as Head Casualty North America, who moved to our Sales organization as a Key Account Manager this past summer.
Since 2014, Mr. Summerville has effectively managed the Financial & Professional Lines businesses in North America for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. He has overseen the expansion of the Management Liability, Professional Liability, Cyber and Transactional Liability businesses.
"Jeff's considerable experience and proven success managing our Financial & Professional Lines makes him an ideal leader for our Casualty business," states Ivan Gonzalez, CEO North America. "I'm confident he will successfully continue to manage our strong market position across all Casualty lines by optimizing opportunities in the current market environment."
Focusing primarily on Financial, Professional Liability and Casualty markets, Mr. Summerville has over 25 years of positive underwriting and managerial experience. He is a subject matter expert in management liability insurance and alternative risk solutions. Mr. Summerville holds an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Iowa.
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