AIG subsidiary Blackboard Insurance has brought in Uwe Schoberth to focus on market relationships and bolster the company’s expanding go-to-market strategy.
Schoberth, who joins from QBE Group, will apply his background in the commercial insurance industry to enhance Blackboard’s connection with brokers in this market to help clients better manage risks and reinvest for growth.
In his most recent role at QBE, Schoberth served as Global Head of the company’s Market Management. He previously was Global Head of Major Trading Partner Engagement.
Before joining QBE Group in February 2014, Schoberth was Managing Director, North America for XL Insurance.
Commenting on his appointment, Schoberth said, “After learning about Blackboard’s use of data and technology to serve the middle market in a better way, coupled with the very positive energy exhibited by the team, I knew immediately that this was an opportunity I had to take.”
“I’m excited to have the chance to apply my experience in the global commercial insurance industry to a company that represents a clean slate in the industry and is fully enabled by technology to meet the needs of our insureds and broker partners.”
Seraina Macia, Chief Executive Officer of Blackboard, added, “We are very excited to have Uwe join us at Blackboard. His broad experience and deep-rooted relationships in the commercial insurance community and the middle market will fit right into our passion to reimagine the insurance ecosystem.”
“Using data and technology, we’re dedicated to optimizing the outcomes for our business partners – and engaging with brokers and customers is just one of Uwe’s areas of industry-leading expertise.”