AIG, Willis, QBE and Westfield Insurance all recently made some executive promotions and appointments.
At AIG, Garg will report to Kevin Hogan, CEO of Global Consumer Insurance. Garg had been a veteran AIG executive before he joined Mercer, where he was President and Senior Partner, Growth Markets Region, and helped grow Mercer’s business in 22 countries in regions including Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. He also served on Mercer’s executive committee since 2012.
Willis Group Holdings plc appointed a veteran executive from The Travelers Companies as its new group General Counsel.
Matthew Furman’s role will be to oversee the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker’s legal, compliance, risk and audit functions globally, among other tasks.
Furman was most recently at Travelers, where he served in a variety of executive positions including Senior Vice President, Group Counsel, and also as corporate secretary
Anderson is a veteran executive who worked with technology startups, but has spent the past decade underwriting professional liability lines at insurers including Travelers, RLI and XL. At XL, he helped develop products and underwriting specifically geared to cyber liability.
Westfield Insurance, a super-regional property/casualty insurance carrier based in Ohio, promoted Kristine Neate to the new role of National Underwriting Office Leader. Her tasks include leading the effort to review and refine Westfield’s underwriting practices for its insurance operation and also managing the product portfolio,, with a particular focus on commercial and personal lines, risk services and premium audit/regulatory compliance functions.
Most recently, Neate was Westfield’s commercial underwriting and products leader.