New appointments inside Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions announced a new Head for Accident & Health North America and a new Head for Financial & Professional Services and Casualty Canada, both effective from June 2019. The newly announced Heads will be Katie MCGRATH and Tyler JOHNSTON.

Katie MCGRATH will be the new Head Accident & Health North America, effective June 10. In this role, MCGRATH will oversee Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' rapidly growing Accident & Health (A&H) business. MCGRATH will be responsible for A&H strategy, underwriting, marketing, claims and operations. With twenty-five years of insurance experience, MCGRATH has held numerous leadership positions of increasing responsibility within the A&H space.

She succeeds Mike KEMP, who announced his retirement this year. KEMP will work with MCGRATH to ensure a smooth transition.

Ivan GONZALEZ, CEO North America, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, stated:
"We are thrilled to have someone of Katie's caliber join our team. I am confident that her knowledge and experience will help us to continue to deliver agile and innovative solutions to clients in the employer stop-loss space."


Tyler JOHNSTON was appointed as Head Financial & Professional Services and Casualty Canada, effective June 24. In this role, JOHNSTON will be responsible for growth, strategy and underwriting of the Financial & Professional Services business across Canada. JOHNSTON has held numerous leadership positions of increasing responsibility within the professional lines space. He will be based in Toronto.

He succeeds Steve RITTER, who will retire on September 1. Until then, RITTER will work as well with JOHNSTON to ensure a smoother transition in the company.

Adrian HALL, CEO Canada, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, said:
"I am thrilled to have someone with Tyler's experience and caliber joining our team. His strong track record of leadership, profitable growth and customer focus will boost our drive to provide local client-centric solutions in the Financial & Professional Services and Casualty space."


Source: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions



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