LONDON 04 April 2017 – CNA Hardy, a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd's and company markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Legassick as Head of Life Sciences, Technology & Cyber.
Reporting to Rhonda Buege, Head of Healthcare and Technology, David will assume responsibility for CNA Hardy's Life Science, Technology and Cyber business for all international business across both company and Lloyd's platforms, driving profitable growth and raising awareness of CNA Hardy's unique proposition.
Rhonda Buege, Head of Healthcare and Technology, said: "David has significant experience in managing both Life Sciences and Technology industry segments. His track record in creating package insurance solutions for these sectors perfectly aligns with our ambition for growth. As an organisation, we are extremely optimistic about the opportunities that exist for us as a specialist insurer, and I am delighted to welcome such a strong leader to CNA Hardy."
David will join CNA Hardy from Chubb where he has held a number of positions including Underwriting Specialist and London Team Manager and, most recently, UK and Ireland Technology and Life Sciences Manager.
Underpinning CNA Hardy's commitment to growth and ambition to be the go to market for Healthcare, Life Science, Cyber and Technology business, David's appointment follows a number of senior hires and internal promotions in the segment, including Tony Bainbridge who joined CNA Hardy in Singapore as Senior Healthcare Underwriter, and Matt Sumpter, who was promoted to Technology Underwriting Director.
The Healthcare, Life Science and Technology segments are also core areas of specialism for CNA, CNA Hardy's parent company.
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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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Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property and casualty company in the U.S. CNA's insurance products include 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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CNA Insurance Company Limited (company registration number 950) and Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited (company registration number 1264271) are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (firm reference number 202777 and 204843 respectively). CNA Services (UK) Limited (registered number 8836589). ‘CNAHardy' is a trading name of CNA Insurance Company Limited and Hardy Underwriting Group PLC (which includes Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and Hardy Underwriting Asia PTE). VAT registration number 667557779.
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