Zurich, a property and casualty insurance provider in North America and globally, said its Global Energy’s Marine group has appointed Patrick Hickey as vice president – Global Corporate Cargo, North America.
In this newly created role, Hickey will manage the underwriting and growth of ocean cargo coverage to Zurich’s largest corporate customers in North America. David Drake, vice president – Cargo, will continue in his national and regional roles with a renewed focus on growing Zurich’s ocean cargo business to middle market accounts.
Hickey has 20 years experience in marine insurance. Prior to joining Zurich, he worked in the New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco marine markets. He is a past officer of the Marine Underwriters of Southern California and a director and past president of the Board of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco, Inc.
In his new role at Zurich, Hickey will work closely with the North American Marine team and Zurich Global Corporate’s relationship leaders to identify new and expanded opportunities with major accounts in key markets.
Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It employs approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries. In North America, Zurich is a leading commercial property-casualty insurance provider serving the global corporate, large corporate, middle market, specialties and programs sectors.