Swett & Crawford, a US-based independent wholesale broker, has appointed Harold Field to take the leadership and profit center responsibility of the wholesale broker’s New York office.

In addition to his new sales leadership responsibility, Field will continue to serve as a broker in the Professional Services Practice Group and sales leader of the Swett Morristown, New Jersey Office.

With more than 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, Field was claims analyst at Prudential and moved to AIG where he served as an underwriter of financial institution risks.

Before cumming to Swett & Crawford, he was regional underwriting officer at Zurich Los Angeles office and as a professional services broker at Westrope.

Swett & Crawford has specialty expertise in insurance fields including agriculture, energy, transportation, construction, professional liability, and entertainment.

The company has offices in 24 states across the US Swett & Crawford is part of UK holding company Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford.