The Hartford has appointed Carrie Brodzinski as chief underwriting officer for the insurer’s global specialty business unit.
In her role as chief underwriting officer, Brodzinski will help advance the company’s strategic priorities related to “underwriting excellence and top quartile performance among specialty lines insurers,” a release said. She will direct and coordinate all aspects of the underwriting quality, governance, and monitoring within the company’s portfolio, as well as provide leadership regarding the critical function of underwriter learning and development.
Brodzinski will be based in The Hartford’s headquarters in Hartford, CT, and will report to The Hartford head of global specialty insurance Adrien Robinson.
With over 25 years of industry experience, Brodzinski most recently served as head of global underwriting management for the insurance segment at AXA XL and XL Catlin. She has expertise in product strategy, underwriting operations, and risk analysis, and was responsible for a number of breakthrough products. Brodzinski began her professional career as a practicing attorney for commercial law and bankruptcy.