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Allianz (AGCS) names Exec Underwriter for NA Environmental practice

12th May 2021 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist carrier for corporate insurance business, has announced the appointment of Thomas Keating as an Executive Underwriter, Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) for North America.

In this role, Keating will report to Steve Tagert, Regional Environmental Practice Leader – North America.

Effective immediately, he will be responsible for global and domestic portfolio development, account management and relationship maintenance with both brokers and clients.

EIL forms part of AGCS’ Global Liability practice and focuses on insurance solutions that help clients to evaluate, mitigate and protect against risks pertaining to environmental damage.

Keating brings nearly two decades of experience in both environmental sciences and underwriting to his role at AGCS.


He was previously an Executive Underwriter with Chubb since 2016 where he managed a book of business focused on Site Pollution, Contractors Pollution and Storage Tank Programs. Prior to this he held positions at AIG and Kleinfelder Inc.

“Although the environmental insurance marketplace continues to be stable, it is showing initial stages of a hardening market,” said Tagert.

“Thomas’ strong field experience and technical know-how is the perfect combination needed to service our clients and expand our growing portfolio. I look forward to working together to support our North American clients and develop AGCS’s business in the region.”

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