By Favour Nnabugwu
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Darren Tasker as the new regional head of energy and construction for North America.
Allianz Global Corporate & SpecialtyTasker will also join the AGCS North America Executive Management Team (EMT) and report to Bill Scaldaferri, president and CEO for North America.
“He has been with the firm for the last twelve years, holding the position of head of energy and construction in Canada for the last nine. He will remain based in Toronto.
Scaldaferri said in a statement: “We are pleased to announce that Darren will be leading our North American Energy & Construction business.
“This is the first time that a North American business line will be run by an individual based in Canada, demonstrating the strength of our team north of the border.”
Prior to joining AGCS as a senior underwriter managing a portfolio and team of underwriters in the engineering line of business, Tasker was a large construction underwriter at Zurich from 2006-2010.