Curt Gross Director of Risk Management Parker Hannifin

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With twenty years of experience in insurance and risk management, Mr. Gross was named Director of Risk Management on January 1, 2018. He succeeded longtime Risk Manager and Swiss Re proponent, Rick Skerbec, who led the team for close to 40 years.

Mr. Gross is responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the company’s property, casualty, financial lines, captive management, claims and loss control programs which are global in nature and utilizes numerous insurance hubs like Bermuda, London, and Zurich.   

Parker maintains a separate program for the aviation products liability exposure via the European marketplace and has a strong relationship with our European teams.   

Prior to leading Risk Management, Mr. Gross worked for Parker Hannifin for over a decade in other financial roles and spent time in Detroit.  Mr. Gross also went to high school in the Detroit area.

Curt enjoys exercising, watching sports, particularly Cleveland professional teams like the Cavaliers, and enjoys spending time with his family – he has a son (12) and daughter (10).  

He is based at the Parker headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.