Rokstone taps VP for construction risk business

New executive will lead the business's Western Region growth strategy

Rokstone taps VP for construction risk business

Construction & Engineering

By Ryan Smith

Rokstone Construction Risk Underwriters (Rokstone CRU), part of Rokstone, the Aventum Group’s international reinsurance MGA, has announced the appointment of Dan McCarthy as vice president. In his new role, McCarthy will lead Rokstone’s Western Region growth strategy.

“We’re delighted to welcome Dan to the team,” said Mike Simone, president of Rokstone CRU. “As one of the fastest-growing reinsurance MGAs in the US, we’re committed to innovating based on experience and knowledge. Our people are a key differentiator for us, and Dan is the right person to join our multifaceted team. His skills in managing customer and broker relationships, coverage and pricing expertise, and proven ability to create and implement growth strategies will be a credit to our business, our brokers and capacity providers.”

McCarthy has a decade of experience in casualty and specialty lines coverage for the construction industry. Prior to joining Rockstone, he served as assistant vice president for ABD Insurance and Financial Services, where he was responsible for managing the P&C construction team. He has also held positions with AXA XL’s construction group and Zurich North America.

“I am thrilled to join Rokstone and to be part of such a highly regarded team,” McCarthy said. “They have an appetite for innovation and a level of dedication to brokers and customers that guarantees I will get the challenging, fast-paced, and exciting role that I desire.”

Rokstone CRU specializes in complex construction risks throughout the US. It is part of Rokstone, one of the world’s largest MGAs. Rokstone currently underwrites $750 million in gross written premium in several specialty lines, including marine, terrorism and political violence, direct and facultative property, treaty property, construction and engineering, liability, power and energy.

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