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Munich Re, US Appoints Kerner CEO of New Munich Re Specialty Insurance Unit

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 17 dicembre 2018

Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re, US) announced today the appointment of Michael Kerner as Chief Executive Officer for Munich Re Specialty Insurance, a new commercial insurance unit in North America. He will report to Tony Kuczinski, President and Chief Executive Officer, Munich Re, US. In this new role, Kerner will have oversight for uniting several Munich Re Group business units under the new primary specialty commercial insurance umbrella.“We are pleased to welcome Mike, an insurance industry veteran, to this new leadership role,” said Kuczinski. “His deep insurance industry expertise and experience managing multiple functional areas in a global organization are important assets that will help unify and grow our primary specialty commercial insurance business. Munich Re Specialty Insurance will complement American Modern, Hartford Steam Boiler and other parts of the Munich Re family in the U.S.“ Peter Roeder, Chairman of Munich Re America and Board Member of Munich Re, said, “Munich Re Specialty Insurance will unite the expertise of our multiple commercial specialty insurance divisions. I am convinced that the new unit will become an important and profitable part of Munich Re in the U.S. Mike Kerner is the ideal candidate to successfully lead Munich Re Specialty Insurance, and I am happy to have him on board.” Kerner brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the global re/insurance market. For the past two years, he served as Executive Vice President, Risk Management and Strategy at Everest Re. Prior to that, Kerner spent 23 years at Zurich Insurance Company in a variety of senior executive roles, including Chief Executive Officer of General Insurance, Chief Executive Officer of Global Corporate North America, Global Chief Underwriting Officer, Global Head of Group Reinsurance, and Chief Operations Officer of North America Specialties. In the past, Kerner also held actuarial leadership roles in the industry.“I’m very excited to join Munich Re and help fulfill the company’s vision of better serving our clients and brokers and becoming a more capable and relevant participant in the North American specialty commercial insurance market,” said Kerner.Kerner has a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton where he currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Harpur College Advocacy Council. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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