Zurich in North America, part of Zurich Financial Services Group, has promoted Brian Winters to head of Casualty for its Global Corporate in North America (GCiNA) business.

In his new role, Winters will be responsible for leading GCiNA’s domestic casualty operations. He will report to Paul Horgan chief underwriter officer GCiNA.. He was previously head of casualty for GCiNA’s Northeast Region.

Winters has over 25 years of experience in the insurance business, including a various underwriting and risk management roles.

Prior to joining Zurich, Winters was an underwriting director for XL Insurance’s US risk management operation, and held similar roles for Kemper, Travelers Insurance and AIG.

Horgan said Brian has done a great job of developing a high performance culture that has driven great customer satisfaction and profitable growth. The company look forward to him applying this approach across the entire casualty organization.

Zurich in North America is the writer of commercial general liability insurance and the commercial property-casualty insurance company, serving the global corporate, large corporate, middle market, specialties and programs sectors.