Specialty insurance carrier Core Specialty Insurance Holdings has appointed Van Spanos as Vice President.
He will be leading its newly formed excess & surplus (E&S) primary Product Liability group and will be responsible for managing all facets of this business.
This will include direct oversight over the underwriting team dedicated to the E&S Product Liability market segment.
The Product Liability line will operate as a component of Core Specialty’s existing Excess Casualty Division.
Spanos has previously worked for Tokio Marine Insurance, where he served as the Vice President of National Product Liability. In this role, he was responsible for starting the Product Liability division.
Prior to joining Tokio Marine, Spanos spent the previous sixteen years with Great American Insurance serving as a Divisional Vice President.
Todd Dixon, President of the Excess Casualty division said: “I am looking forward to working with Van as we build a market-leading specialty insurance company. Van is an accomplished insurance executive with a proven track record of building successful product liability insurance businesses from the ground up. He has spent his career in product liability and brings extensive experience in underwriting and distribution.”
Jeff Consolino, President and Chief Executive Officer added: “There is a clear market opportunity in commercial product liability. Van is an executive we know well and will lead a team that will continue to build on our strategic and dynamic vision for Core Specialty.”