CHICAGO, June 11, 2015 — CNA today announced the appointment of Jay Dipasupil as vice president, Underwriting, Errors & Omissions for Professional Services and Financial Institutions, reporting to Chris Leisz, chief underwriting officer and senior vice president. In this position, Jay will collaborate with segment leaders in CNA's Professional Services and Financial Institutions units to drive the portfolio management and strategy for Errors & Omissions product lines.
"Jay has proven himself to be a strong leader with a long track record of success," said Leisz. "His demonstrated ability to set strategy and grow profitable books of business make him the ideal candidate for this newly created role."
Jay joins CNA with more than 28 years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, he served as vice president, Professional Liability for the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, where he was responsible for the company's Professional Service and Healthcare portfolios.
Jay holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Columbia College at Columbia University. He has been a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) for more than 20 years and serves on the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association.
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