LONDON, 30 November 2015 – CNA Hardy, a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Hairsine as the new Head of Construction. Caroline joins CNA Hardy from Zurich, where she was a Senior Product Underwriter, Engineering EMEA.
Prior to that, Caroline spent six years as a Construction Underwriter at SCOR, where she focused predominantly on EAR, Mining, Oil and Gas and Power/Petrochemical risks. Caroline started her underwriting career at Zurich as a Construction Underwriter, before spending a year at Oxygen Insurance as a Construction Broker.
Patrick Gage, Chief Underwriting Officer at CNA Hardy, said: "Construction is a core industry specialism for CNA Hardy, and Caroline has joined us at an exciting time in the development of our construction capability. We offer a broad range of products to service this industry segment and will continue to invest to strengthen our offering in this area."
"On the Continent and across the UK regions and our Lloyd’s platforms, we will be looking to continue to build our construction capability. Caroline’s knowledge and experience in this sector will assist us in leveraging our expertise to create innovative and specialised products for our customers."
It is expected that Caroline will join CNA Hardy early next year.
About CNA Hardy
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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