Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Daniel Vetter as Head Excess & Surplus North America, effective January 1, 2019. In this newly created role, Mr. Vetter will be responsible for the strategy and growth of our E&S Property and Casualty business, as well as establishing Financial & Professional lines within the unit. Based in New York, Mr. Vetter will oversee dedicated Sales and Underwriting teams across the region.
"With Daniel's appointment, we gain a leader with unique technical expertise, extensive relationships and local market knowledge," states Ivan Gonzalez, CEO North America, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. "Creating our standalone E&S unit less than a year ago, I'm confident that Daniel's leadership and perspective will help us steer our growth within E&S Property and Casualty and fully build our Financial & Professional Lines offering."
Mr. Vetter brings over 20 years of insurance experience to this role. Since joining Swiss Re in 2000, he has held various P&C underwriting leadership positions, both with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and its predecessor organizations. Most recently, Mr. Vetter was Head Casualty, where he was instrumental in steering the global portfolio and leading the build-out of Corporate Solutions' Primary insurance capabilities.
With over 20 offices in North America, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients and brokers throughout the region.
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