Doug Johnson, Munich Re US
Senior vice president, property underwriting team lead
Munich Re US
As a property underwriting team lead at Munich Re US, Doug Johnson works with underwriters to provide property treaty reinsurance solutions to regional insurers, MGA programs and national writers. He also is responsible for strategy development and execution, as well as team training and development. Over the past 10 years, Johnson has worked with a wide variety of clients, which has taught him the importance of proactive risk mitigation and making good on the promise of paying claims.
“I was recently given the advice that a lot more can be accomplished through your team than what you could ever take on individually,” Johnson says. “Previously, as an individual contributor, much of my work had to be completed by me. As a manager, however, I need to get things done through my team. The shift in mindset to embrace delegation was important. My team grew our portfolio over the past year and completed multiple projects led by my team members. It was the power of the team and the collective work effort that moved us forward.”