By Favour Nnabugwu
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has announced the appointment of Jarrod Schlesinger as Regional Head of Financial Lines in North America.
Based in New York, Schlesinger will start his new role on February 13, 2023. He will be reporting to Bill Scaldaferri, President and CEO of AGCS North America, with a matrix reporting line to Vanessa Maxwell, Global Head of Financial Lines.
Schlesinger replaces Joseph Caruso who has left the company.
Commenting on Schlesinger’s appointment, Scaldaferri said: “Jarrod has a stellar track record in the Financial Lines arena and is well-respected for his product strategy and market knowledge critical to growing our portfolio in North America.
“I have no doubt he will be a phenomenal team leader, ready to take our business to the next level, particularly in the Large Corporate category.”
Schlesinger joins AGCS from Chubb where he most recently held the title of Chief Operating Officer, North American Financial Lines. In this role, he developed the division’s operational strategies in addition to leading the management liability business.
Prior to COO, he served in a variety of senior roles, including Executive Vice President within Financial Lines for Chubb for nearly 14 years.
Before Chubb, Schlesinger held leadership roles with AIG in New York and The Lexington Insurance Company where he managed the Lloyd’s of London Operation for AIG in the United Kingdom.