Zurich, a property and casualty insurance provider in North America, said that it is expanding its presence in the US energy casualty insurance market with the appointment of Greg Cropp as vice president of energy excess casualty, and Marie Gwin as vice president of energy primary casualty. They have joined Zurich North America Commercial's energy casualty business unit.
Mr Cropp has joined the US energy excess casualty team after nearly seven years with AIG, where he has served as senior vice president of global marine and energy excess casualty division. He served for seventeen years at Chubb with roles including mid-Atlantic region manager and affinity program marketing underwriter.
Mr Cropp responsibilities will include oversight and management for the umbrella practice strategy, customer-centric leadership, setting direction, and accountability for production, profitability, and compliancy of the energy umbrella practice.
Ms Gwin joins as a vice president of primary energy casualty for the company’s US energy casualty business. Most recently, she served as vice president and chief underwriting officer for energy casualty.
In her new role, Ms Gwin responsibilities will include oversight and management for the primary casualty practice strategy, customer-centric leadership, setting direction, and accountability for production, profitability, and compliancy of the energy primary casualty practice.
Patrick Lundy, head of energy at North America Commercial, said: “I am confident that we have assembled the best possible team to work toward making Zurich a leader in the energy insurance market in North America.”