QBE Insurance has announced the appointment of Jason Harris as its CEO, International, succeeding Richard Pryce who intends to retire at the end of this year.
Harris joins QBE from Axa XL where he held the position of chief executive, global property and casualty with responsibility for financial lines, construction, engineering, ART and risk engineering.
Prior to this he was the chief executive international property and casualty at XL in the UK with responsibility for their property and liability business outside of North America. Before this he worked at AIG/Chartis Insurance in several senior roles including executive director, commercial lines.
Group CEO, Pat Regan said: “Jason has a very strong background in people leadership, business performance and underwriting. His broad global commercial lines experience equips him well to oversee the continued success of our International Operations, which are core to our global business.
“I am confident that Jason will continue to build the technical expertise and customer focus we are known for. I am excited to have Jason as part of our team.”