Anthony J. “Tony” Kuczinski served as chief executive officer of Munich Re US P&C Companies from 2008 through 2022.
He retired from his positions as CEO of Munich Re US P&C Companies and of Munich Re US Holding Inc. effective Dec. 31, 2022, transitioning to a strategic adviser role effective Jan. 1, 2023.
Since 2008, Kuczinski was responsible for Munich Re US P&C Companies’ property/casualty reinsurance and specialty insurance businesses in the United States, which includes Munich Reinsurance America, Hartford Steam Boiler Group, American Modern Insurance Group and Munich Re Specialty Insurance.
During his 33-year tenure at Munich Re, he held a variety of key leadership positions, including president of the Specialty Markets division of Munich Reinsurance America and president of American Alternative Insurance Corporation and The Princeton Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance Company.
Kuczinski also has served the industry through participation in a number of organizations. He is a former chair of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, The Institutes, and the Reinsurance Association of America. In addition, he serves as chair for Penn Medicine at Princeton and is the former chairman of the board of Eden Autism Services, a nonprofit organization founded in 1975 with a mission to improve the lives of children and adults with autism and their families by providing a range of community-based services to meet specific needs.
Early in his career, Kuczinski worked for PwC in a public accounting role. He is a graduate of Pace University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Kuczinski has authored two previous articles for Carrier Management:
- “CEO Viewpoint: Challenge of Disruption Awakens a Sleeping Giant” in 2016, offering his perspective on how insurers could rise to the challenge of InsurTech disrupters by developing digital strategies and becoming more agile.
- “Situational, Authentic Leadership Needed for Crisis and Beyond” in 2020, part of a CM series written by leaders in property/casualty insurance and reinsurance sector describing how the pandemic changed them personally as leaders.