Tokio Marine HCC – Cyber & Professional Lines Group Makes Strategic Leadership Enhancements to Spearhead Growth and Innovation

ENCINO, Calif., April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tokio Marine HCC – Cyber & Professional Lines Group (CPLG), a member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies based in Houston, Texas, today announced strategic enhancements to its leadership team to bolster its position in the rapidly evolving cyber and professional lines insurance marketplace. These appointments underline the group's commitment to innovation, market expansion and excellence in customer service.

Patrick Gallic has been appointed as the new Head of Emerging Markets, bringing a wealth of experience in new market development and innovative strategy. He will be responsible for exploring new markets, creating innovative insurance products and leading growth strategies to expand CPLG's presence in cyber and professional lines insurance.

In parallel, Tamara Ashjian has been elevated to the role of Vice President of Cyber & Tech Claims. Tamara's promotion is a testament to her exceptional talent and expertise, and long track record of helping CPLG maintain a strong market position in cyber. She will be instrumental in managing complex cyber and tech claims, enhancing service quality and ensuring efficient claims processes for clients.   Tamara's leadership and insight will enhance CPLG's reputation for excellence and reliability in claims handling.

Additionally, Kevin Miyagishima has been promoted to Vice President of Business Intelligence. In this critical role, Kevin will steer the development and implementation of business intelligence solutions and insights essential for making pivotal business decisions. His role will be vital to maintaining CPLG's competitive edge through data-driven strategies and ongoing innovation and improvement.

Expressing enthusiasm about the new leadership dynamics, Mike Palotay, the group’s President, said, "This is a crucial time for our industry, filled with challenges and opportunities. With Patrick, Tamara and Kevin at the helm, we're reinforcing our commitment to lead in cyber and professional lines, expand our market reach and enhance our product offerings. I am confident that with their guidance, CPLG will reach new heights of success and continue to deliver exceptional value to our clients and policyholders."

By strengthening its leadership team with individuals of such caliber and expertise, CPLG is poised to navigate the complexities of the market, drive growth and deliver unparalleled value.

About Tokio Marine HCC
Tokio Marine HCC is a member of the Tokio Marine Group, a premier global company founded in 1879 with a market capitalization of $49 billion as of December 31, 2023.   Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Tokio Marine HCC’s major domestic insurance companies have financial strength ratings of ‘A+’ (Strong) from S&P Global Ratings, ‘A++’ (Superior) from AM Best, and ‘AA-’ (Very Strong) from Fitch Ratings; its major international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of ‘A+’ (Strong) from S&P Global Ratings.   Tokio Marine HCC is the marketing name used to describe the affiliated companies under the common ownership of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., a Delaware-incorporated insurance holding company.   For more information about Tokio Marine HCC, please visit

Contact:Desiree Khoury
 Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
 Tokio Marine HCC – Cyber & Professional Lines Group