QBE North America taps new board member

New non-executive director will focus on innovation

QBE North America taps new board member

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

QBE North America has announced that it has appointed Kristen Dauphinais as a non-executive director on its board.

Dauphinais will serve on the board’s People & Remuneration, Audit, Risk & Capital, Investment, and Nominations committees. In her new role, she will help guide QBE’s North American operations with a special focus on digital capabilities and innovation, simplification, and existing and emerging threats.

The appointment brings QBE North America’s total board membership to nine, with Truett Tate serving as board chairman.

Dauphinais has more than 25 years of insurance industry leadership experience. Most recently, she served as head of US cyber and technology for Beazley. Prior to that, she held roles at AIG, Marsh, and the Connor Insurance Agency.

“I’m excited to welcome a new member to the QBE North America board, especially someone with Kristen’s underwriting experience, leadership expertise and background,” Tate said. “Kristen has deep knowledge and insights across technology, cyber, underwriting, professional liability, broker development and customer focus – all of which will be essential to our strategic decision-making. I look forward to her partnership and the perspective she will bring to the board.”

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