XL Insurance, a part of XL Group, has expanded its underwriting capabilities with the appointments of Marcia Blanco and Ursula Williams to its miscellaneous professional liability (MPL) team in San Francisco.
Blanco joins as the national practice leader for all MPL business and new product development to include a custom media insurance solution.
Blanco reports to Donald Allard, head of XL Insurance’s Select Professional unit and Williams joins as an assistant vice president reporting to Blanco.
Blanco rejoins XL Insurance from Navigators Pro where she managed the company’s Western Region and that region’s miscellaneous professional liability book of business.
Blanco’s 20 years insurance experience also includes underwriting management and broker positions with Kemper Professional, CNA, Executive Risk, Swett & Crawford and Crum & Forster.
Williams also rejoins XL Insurance from Navigators where she was responsible for a diverse book of miscellaneous professional liability business including technology accounts.
With 20 years of underwriting experience, Williams come to XL Insurance, where she was honed in various underwriting positions at Hartford Financial, AIG, Kemper, and ACE.
XL Insurance’s Select Professional unit provides professional liability protection, including Errors & Omissions and Cyberliability coverages, to small and mid-size professional service firms including lawyers, real estate agents, accountants, insurance agents and other service providers.