Mr. Enelow will be responsible for aligning underwriting strategies and driving profitable growth from a portfolio-wide perspective
Zurich’s General Insurance business segment has appointed James Enelow as the leader of its Global Financial Lines practice.
In his new role, Mr. Enelow will be responsible for aligning underwriting strategies and driving profitable growth from a portfolio-wide perspective. He replaces Vincent Vandendael, who moves to the position of chief underwriting officer for Zurich Global Corporate Asia Pacific.
Mr. Enelow will be based in New York and will report to Steve Wilson, head of Global Specialties.
Zurich’s Financial Lines practice provides management liability, errors & omissions and crime coverages for commercial, financial institution and private equity customers throughout its business divisions globally.
John Amore, CEO of General Insurance at Zurich, said: Jim has a strong track record, an acute sense of customers’ needs in Financial Lines and a strong background in global leadership. His many years of international experience and leadership will be a powerful complement to our existing Financial Lines capabilities.
Mr. Enelow comes to Zurich from Marsh, where he has over 20 years of experience in New York and London-based leadership roles. His most recent positions at Marsh were global practice leader of Marsh Industry Practices, chairman of its Global Specialty and Risk Practices and leader of its FINPRO European business. He also served on Marsh’s board of directors and executive committee.