LONDON, 16 June 2016 – CNA Hardy, a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Francesco Ilgrande as Marine Underwriting Manager, Italy.
Reporting to Davide Anselmo, Regional Manager for Italy, Francesco will be responsible for developing the Marine book of business in Italy, driving profitable growth and raising awareness of CNA Hardy’s unique proposition in the Italian market.
Francesco joins CNA Hardy from ACE European Group, where he spent fifteen years holding a number of senior positions, including Marine Line Manager, P&C Manager and, most recently, Sales & Distribution Manager. During his time at ACE, Francesco was responsible for managing all distribution channels, including strategic partnerships.
Patrick Gage, Chief Underwriting Officer at CNA Hardy, said: “I am delighted to welcome Francesco to CNA Hardy. He has a strong track record in developing and maintaining profitable portfolios, and has an in-depth technical knowledge of Marine classes. His specialist skillset and wealth of experience will be invaluable as we seek to develop our brand and presence across Italy. I am delighted he chose CNA Hardy."
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CNA Hardy, acting through Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and CNA Insurance Company Limited, independent wholly-owned UK subsidiaries, are a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within both the Lloyd’s and company markets. For more information, please visit CNA Hardy at www.cnahardy.com.
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