Beazley names head of new specialty risks team

Beazley names head of new specialty risks team | Insurance Business America

Beazley names head of new specialty risks team

Specialist insurer Beazley has announced the appointment of Florian Beerli as head of its newly formed Specialty Risks & US Programs team. Beerli (pictured above) will also remain global lead for product recall.

Specialty Risks & US Programs includes niche products that require wide underwriting and claims expertise, Beazley said. Product offerings include:

  • Product recall: Coverage for consumable products, consumer goods, and component parts manufacturers globally
  • Media liability: A product for media-related businesses ranging from publishers to broadcasters, bloggers, vloggers, social influencers and authors
  • Miscellaneous medical and life sciences (small business): Professional and general liability insurance for a range of US-based healthcare providers
  • US specialty programs: Programs designed for a variety of specialty risk categories for professional and general liability risks in the US

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“Bringing together this team of technical and knowledgeable experts from across these specialty product areas enables us to pool ideas and develop an environment of innovation for future insurance solutions,” Beerli said. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to head up such a talented team, and I look forward to growing our book of business across our range of product lines.”