AGCS bolsters North American financial lines team

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AGCS bolsters North American financial lines team

Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) has announced the appointment of two key hires in its New York office. Robert Green has been made North American regional head of professional indemnity (PI), while Rick Hornby has been named regional product lead for financial institutions (FI).

Hornby (pictured above) will oversee the distribution, management and marketing of AGCS’ FI products and services in the West, South and Midwest regions of the US. He will report to Anton Lavrenko, regional head of financial institutions. Hornby began his insurance career in 2004 at Willis Towers Watson and has also held positions with AmWINS Brokerage and NFP Property & Casualty Services.

Green, who is joining AGCS from London, will manage the underwriting, distribution and profit/loss for a variety of accounts, including lawyers professional liability, accountants professional liability, miscellaneous professional liability, architects and engineers, and agents business. He will report to Joe Caruso, head of financial lines for North America. Before joining AGCS, Green served with Allianz Insurance, initially as part of its UK property-casualty team and then as an account underwriter for specialty lines.

“We are delighted to welcome these seasoned professionals to our financial lines business in North America,” Caruso said. “I’m excited to work with outstanding talent both from within and outside the AGCS organization to help further grow according to the ‘New AGCS’ standards of technical excellence, client service and global synergies.”