LONDON, 25 February 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 Neil Cryer as Head of Direct and Facultative Property, reporting into Lloyd Tunnicliffe, Head of Property Underwriting. Previously, Neil was Head of Direct and Facultative Property at Advent, where he developed and managed the $40m Syndicate D&F account.
Prior to joining Advent in 2013, Neil held a number of senior positions at Sagicor, Lloyd’s, AIG and Gerling.
Patrick Gage, Chief Underwriting Officer at CNA Hardy, said: "Neil joins the team at an incredibly exciting time in the development of our Direct and Facultative capability. He has a strong track record in developing and maintaining profitable property portfolios, and has an in-depth technical knowledge of property classes - developed over 26 years. His specialist skillset and wealth of experience will be invaluable as we seek to develop our Direct and Facultative Property account, and I am delighted he chose CNA Hardy."
"Neil’s appointment really demonstrates our intention to bring go-to market leaders to our underwriting teams, as we work towards our long-term strategy to build scale and relevance across our chosen sectors."
It is expected that Neil will join the company in April 2016.
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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.
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company in the U.S. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. "CNA" is a service mark registered by CNA Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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