Liberty Mutual’s Ironshore chose a new head of its professional and management liability division. Capital Insurance Group promoted one of its veteran executives to the position of senior vice president and chief operating officer. Willis Towers Watson brought in an executive to beef up its corporate risk and broking business.
Liberty Mutual’s Ironshore named Thomas Leahy Jr. as president of IronPro, its professional and management liability division, effective Nov. 1, 2019.
Leahy will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of marketing, underwriting and distribution of IronPro professional and management liability lines to retail and wholesale markets. He reports to Matthew Dolan, president, Liberty Mutual’s North America Specialty division and Ironshore.
Leahy’s professional tenure with Ironshore spans more than 12 years. He helped launch IronPro in 2007 and established its underwriting operations for professional and management lines to serve distinct sectors in the market. Most recently, he was executive vice president and chief underwriting officer of IronPro’s management liability book of $290 million in premium, overseeing 85 specialty underwriters in 12 locations nationwide.
Previously, Leahy was executive vice president, national accounts for financial lines with AIG’s National Union Fire Company. Other professional expertise includes underwriting professional lines with Axcelera Specialty Risk and Reliance National Insurance Company.
Capital Insurance Group promoted Andrew Doll to the position of senior vice president and chief operating officer.
In this role, Doll will continue to manage the insurance operations teams, as well as all other corporate departments. As before, he’ll report to President and CEO L. Arnold Chatterton, supporting the strategic initiatives at CIG to ensure its agents advance in underwriting, product offerings and technology solutions while policyholders receive consistency in pricing, eligibility and claim handling.
Doll joined CIG in 2014 as chief actuary, quickly demonstrating sharp business acumen which led to two promotions over the next few years. In 2015 he was promoted to the executive team, appointed vice president and chief actuary by the board of directors. In 2016, he was promoted to vice president and chief operating officer, responsible for personal, commercial and agriculture lines of business, as well as underwriting, product management, sales, field operations and customer service.
Doll’s insurance career spans nearly 30 years, beginning as an actuarial analyst.
Capital Insurance Group has been a property/casualty insurer serving the Western United States since 1898.
Willis Towers Watson made Karen Caterino its public entity center of excellence leader, West region, for its corporate risk and broking business.
Caterino will work with the firm’s public entity clients and prospects, using her knowledge and understanding of their unique risk and insurance needs to determine appropriate broking products and services.
The 18-year risk and insurance industry veteran previously was vice president, client services, pharmacy solutions at Mitchell International. Before that, she was vice president of strategic solutions at ODG by MCG Health.
Sources: Liberty Mutual/Ironshore, Capital Insurance Group, Willis Towers Watson