AmTrust International, the UK and International arm of New York-based insurer AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., has appointed Steve Ranzetta to the role of Lead Underwriter, Accident & Health (A&H).
Ranzetta will lead the A&H underwriting team for the Specialty Business Unit within AmTrust International.
He will also be responsible for managing the portfolio in line with the Specialty business plans to grow a sustainable, quality and customer-focussed business.
With more than 30 years’ experience in UK and international A&H markets, Ranzetta joins AmTrust from Lloyd’s managing agent, Vibe Syndicate 5678, where he was responsible for establishing and growing the A&H division.
Prior to this, he was Class Underwriter, A&H at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting at Lloyd’s, Syndicate 3210 and before that, Assistant Vice President, UK & Ireland Accident & Health Manager at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe.
“I’m delighted to welcome Steve to the team,” said Angel Mas, Managing Director, AmTrust International Specialty Business Unit and CEO, AmTrust Europe Limited. “He is a proven and highly experienced specialist in the A&H market.”
“A&H continues to have strong growth potential. I am confident that this appointment will allow us to deliver our ambitious plans for our A&H business and enable us to continue to provide the high level of service our partners and customers have come to expect from us.”
AmTrust International Chief Executive Peter Dewey also commented: “Steve brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to AmTrust International and will be instrumental in shaping our future direction and risk appetite across our Accident and Health business.”