Zurich U.S. has reorganized its Marine Group to expand upon the group's focus on multiple marine lines and to support its efforts to work with both customers and producers on a variety of marine exposures. The new Zurich U.S. marine organization, based in New York encompasses a new leader; five practice leaders and streamlined regional leadership.
, the former head of Global Marine, HO Zurich, will run the Marine Group as chief underwriting officer. Based in New York, Krause succeeds Gus Gonzalez
, marine group director, who is retiring.
The company also elected practice leaders for its five target market segments. They are as follows: Andrew Forbis, Cargo; Gordon Lewis, Blue Water Hull; Dan Lord, liabilities; and Howard Kingston, Fine Art/Specie. IN addition, Mike MacCrory was named business development manager.