Australian insurer QBE has announced the appointment of Harpreet Mann as Head of Global Credit & Surety for its North America division.
Mann will develop and promote the strategic vision for enhancing the Credit & Surety book of business in North America while building relationships with prospective business partners.
She will report to Nicky Ablett, Global Head of Credit & Surety, QBE Group, and into QBE North America through Steve Gransbury, Head of Specialty Insurance, QBE North America.
“Harpreet has been an active leader in this business that consistently reaches across national borders in today’s global economy,” said Ablett.
“Her international mindset, and experience, will be a valuable addition to our global leadership team. I am also really pleased that we were able to facilitate Brett Halsey’s request to step into another role within the business and thrilled that we have such a capable replacement in Harpreet.”
Gransbury added: “We’re very much looking forward to the leadership and experience Harpreet will bring to our Trade Credit and Surety businesses as the market responds to the challenges presented by COVID-19. Having just finished serving as President of the Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas, she has deep knowledge of the market and is well respected in the broker community.”