Reinsurance services provider QBE the Americas has announced that Pete McPartland, COO of QBE Regional Insurance, has left the company to pursue other interests.

Mr McPartland joined QBE subsidiary brand General Casualty in 1994 and over the years managed underwriting, field and insurance operations. He served as president and CEO of General Casualty since 2003 until becoming COO of QBE Regional in 2007.

Peter Christen, CEO of QBE Regional in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, said: I would like to thank Pete for his dedication, leadership and many successes during his tenure.