Swiss Re Corporate Solutions creates a global Contingency and Sports Personal Accident (PA) team and appoints Jonathan Cole as Head Contingency and Sports PA, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Cole will be responsible for expanding these lines of business across all four regions. Based in New York, he will oversee a growing global team of underwriters in London and New York.
Mr. Cole has over 16 years of experience placing contingency, non-appearance, film and disability risks for wholesale and retail clients. He joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in 2012 and has been Head of the North American Contingency team since May 2014.
"Jonathan's considerable product knowledge and experience across all contingency and disability lines, as well as his extensive global network make him the ideal leader to build our team," states Andreas Hillebrand, Head Credit & Special Lines. "With his proven track record of adding new product offerings and opening up markets, I'm confident he will help us to strategically grow our business throughout the world."
An English national, Mr. Cole holds a Bachelor’s Degree from The University in Manchester in the U.K.
"Our new structure will foster cross-regional collaboration allowing us to better serve our clients and brokers," states Mr. Cole. "I look forward to growing our team and business as we expand our regional footprint and product offering within the contingency and disability space."
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