Ironshore names regional executive for mid-Atlantic region

Ironshore names regional executive for mid-Atlantic region | Insurance Business

Ironshore names regional executive for mid-Atlantic region

Ironshore has appointed a new vice-president, regional executive of the Mid-Atlantic region.

David D. Russo has been tapped to serve as the new vice-president, assuming the position from Kevin Fee, who was recently appointed chief operating officer of Ironshore Environmental.

As vice-president of the region, Russo will be responsible for “the management, oversight and operational execution of Ironshore’s business development strategies throughout its regional distribution platform.” He will report directly to US Field Operations president David Frediani.

“David’s in-depth expertise in business development strategies and his dedication to client service will further bolster our already strong team of underwriting professionals throughout the mid-Atlantic regional offices,” Frediani said in a statement.

Russo has over 17 years of underwriting and management experience in the commercial insurance space. He was previously with AIG, where he spent more than eight years in a number of leadership positions in the Philadelphia office. He was most recently the vice-president of Major Accounts Practice at AIG. Russo had also served as regional underwriting manager and senior underwriter for AIG.

In addition, he has worked for the companies New Day Underwriting Managers, Commerce Insurance Services and Benfield Blanch. Russo was also a production underwriting manager with Venture Insurance Programs.

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