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AmTrust International names new lead underwriter for accident & health

AmTrust International names new lead underwriter for accident & health | Insurance Business

AmTrust International names new lead underwriter for accident & health

AmTrust International – the UK and international arm of AmTrust Financial Services – has appointed Steve Ranzetta to the role of lead underwriter for accident & health (A&H).

In his new role, Ranzetta will lead the A&H underwriting team for the Specialty Business Unit within AmTrust International. He will also oversee management of the portfolio in line with the specialty business plans to “grow a sustainable, quality and customer-focused business,” a company release said.

Ranzetta has more than 30 years of experience in the international and UK A&H markets. He joins AmTrust from Lloyd's managing agent Vibe Syndicate 5678. Prior to that, he was class underwriter, A&H at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting at Lloyd’s, Syndicate 3210. He also served as assistant vice president of UK & Ireland accident & health manager at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe.

In 2018, Ranzetta was elected to the Lloyd’s Market Association’s (LMA) Personal Accident Committee.

“I’m delighted to welcome Steve to the team. He is a proven and highly experienced specialist in the A&H market,” said AmTrust International Specialty Business Unit managing director and AmTrust Europe Limited CEO Angel Mas, who added that the appointment will allow the company to carry out its ambitious plans for the business and continue to provide high-level service.

“Steve brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to AmTrust International and will be instrumental in shaping our future direction and risk appetite across our accident and health business,” said AmTrust International CEO Peter Dewey.