Great American Insurance Group promoted a rising executive within its Property & Casualty Group. A former Allianz executive joined Markel Corp. as Environmental Product Line Leader.
Great American Insurance Group promoted Jason Cohen to Divisional Group President within its Property & Casualty Group.
Cohen will continue as the Divisional President of Strategic Comp, a leading provider of Workers’ Comp insurance, and assume reporting responsibilities for the Alternative Markets and Public Sector Divisions.
Cohen joined Great American in 2006 as Divisional Vice President and Claims Counsel within Corporate Claims. In 2008, he joined Strategic Comp as Divisional Vice President and led the Division’s geographic expansion. In 2009, he was promoted to Divisional Senior Vice President, and in 2012, he assumed the role of Divisional Executive Vice President with responsibility for Operations. In 2016, he assumed the role of Divisional President of Strategic Comp.
Tom Williams has joined Markel Corp. as Environmental Product Line Leader, and he’ll lead the environmental team for the Markel Specialty division.
For the past five years, Williams was the environmental practice group leader at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. His more than 20 years of experience in the environmental arena includes management roles at AIG and working as a consultant and scientist in the field.
He earned his master of business administration from Emory University, a master of public administration in environmental management from the University of Kentucky, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Mercer University.
Williams reports to Alan Rodrigues, Markel’s Executive Underwriting Officer, Casualty and is based out of Alpharetta, Georgia.
Sources: Great American Insurance Group, Markel Corp.