Gallagher Re has hired Megan McConnell to be its new executive vice president in North America.
McConnell will begin her new role in Boulder, Colorado at the beginning of March. She will be joining from Hiscox, where she was CUO.
Jim Bradshaw, CEO of North America, Gallagher Re, said: “We are thrilled to have someone with Megan’s intellect and experience joining Gallagher Re. Her diverse industry background, passion for science and analytics and desire to work in a collaborative team environment make her a perfect fit for us.”
He added: “She is just one of a series of senior hires we have made and will continue to make as we build out our offering and bring value-added resource and counsel to our clients and the broader market.”
Before joining Hiscox, McConnell was active underwriter of Paraline Syndicate 4242 and Special Purpose Arrangement 6123. She worked for Paraline for 12 years, and during her tenure built up a commercial and personal lines insurance business and managed portfolios from a pricing, underwriting, operations, marketing and distribution perspective.