XL Catlin has announced the appointment of Jay Lefkowitz as president of its Global Risk Management business in North America. Lefkowitz will be based in New York and will report to Joe Tocco, chief executive of XL Catlin’s North America insurance business.
Lefkowitz previously served as head of the company’s US risk management team. In his new role, he will manage underwriting of XL Catlin’s North America primary casualty platform, including the US risk management and multinational casualty businesses. Lefkowitz will oversee a team that helps large companies build the risk management programs they need to conduct business in the US, Canada and more than 200 other countries.
“Jay is known in the market for his skill in helping solve very complex risk-management challenges for our clients,” Tocco said. “Using diverse program structures, risk finance and collateral alternatives like captives, loss portfolio transfers, deductibles and self-insured retentions, he has helped us deliver casualty insurance programs that meet clients’ very unique needs.
Lefkowitz joined XL Catlin in 2011. He has more than 30 years of industry experience, and has previously held underwriting positions with ACE
, Atlantic Mutual and Home Insurance Company. He holds an MBA from Pace University.
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