Chicago, Jan. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beazley has expanded its healthcare management liability (HML) team with the appointment of Greg Goetz as complex claims manager and Jack Sheehan as underwriter. They will be based in Chicago and Boston, respectively.

Before joining Beazley, Mr Goetz was a financial lines complex claims analyst at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty for two years. Prior to that, he spent a decade as defense attorney at a private practice in Chicago.

Mr Sheehan brings 15 years of financial lines insurance experience in both broking and underwriting. He previously held the positions of vice president, management and professional liability at Marsh, and professional liability underwriter at The Hartford.

Their arrival at Beazley follows another appointment to the HML team in October 2018 when Steve Shaffer joined the Farmington office as claims manager. Also bringing 15 years of experience in financial lines and healthcare liability insurance to Beazley, Mr Shaffer was previously claims counsel at Tokio Marine HCC – D&O group and previously worked at Chubb in underwriting and claims roles.

Kelly Webster, HML focus group leader, said: “We are pleased to welcome Jack, Greg and Steve to Beazley at a time of growth within the healthcare management liability team. Their arrival will support our planned growth in healthcare D&O, employment practices, fiduciary and regulatory liability in the US.”

Note to editors:

Beazley plc (BEZ.L) is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, the US, Canada, Latin America and Asia. Beazley manages six Lloyd’s syndicates and in 2017 underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $2,344 million. All Lloyd’s syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best.  

Beazley’s underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd’s. 

Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business.

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Deborah Kostroun
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