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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names new global head of casualty

Andrew Dougall brings with him over two decades of underwriting and leadership experience, particularly in Casualty and Financial lines

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Andrew Dougall as its new global head Casualty, effective 22 February 2021.

In this leadership role, Dougall will be responsible for “driving the success and overall profitability of the Bespoke Casualty portfolio globally”.

As well as leading a global team of underwriting experts, he will work with the regional Casualty leads to uphold strong underwriting standards and ensure management and liability coverages are aligned to the needs of corporate customers. Additionally, Dougall will take on the role of head Casualty and FinPro EMEA.

Based in London, the firm said he will report to Kera McDonald, chief underwriting officer Bespoke.

Dougall brings with him over two decades of underwriting and leadership experience, particularly in Casualty and Financial lines. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Alliance Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom and is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

McDonald said: “We’re committed to the Casualty insurance market globally and I’m delighted to welcome Andrew to the team. He is a highly experienced Casualty and FinPro executive with outstanding technical underwriting knowledge, leadership skills and industry perspectives from across diverse geographies.

“Andrew’s deep understanding of our customers’ needs and extensive broker relationships will be immensely valuable in developing and refining our underwriting performance in these important lines of business. I’m looking forward to working with Andrew and I’m confident that, under his leadership, we will continue to strengthen our Casualty and FinPro presence and capability globally.”

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