Director – Professional Liability Underwriting

General Search & Recruitement Published: July 18, 2018
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Director – Professional Liability Underwriting

Chicago, IL

For nearly 170 years this national carrier has been
making a name for themselves with the most forward-thinking solutions in
specialty insurance.

Solvent and secure with a proven track record of creating
flexible and customizable products for clients.  Dedicated to serving niche program and excess & surplus (E&S)

Committed to controlled, profitable growth in the E&S marketplace
through wholesale general agents and brokers.

Reporting directly to the President, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of an underwriting strategy
to establish a Professional Liability Lines unit including, but not limited to,
developing distribution channels, marketing to agency base, underwriting, and
managing a professional lines underwriting team.

This is opportunity to join this organization in a unique
role and within a corporate culture of honesty, integrity and excellence.

You will drive the growth and profit of the book of professional
liability business with a strategic goal of increasing the book to become a
significant line of business in its product portfolio. 

You will need a high
energy and driven producing underwriter / manager with a history of success to
lead this growth.    


A minimum of 10 years prior
nationwide professional liability lines underwriting experience including
Excess & Surplus Lines market is required. 

Must be creative, innovative
and dynamic with leadership qualities.

Must have technical
Professional Liability Lines underwriting experience.

Proven experience in product
development of profitable PL products and programs.

Experience in management of
underwriting staff.

Strong analytical skills and
excellent oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to think
strategically and act tactically.



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