QBE North America has appointed Kristen Dauphinais as a Non-Executive Director of the QBE North America Board.
The company said that Dauphinais will serve on the people and remuneration, audit, risk & capital, and investment and nominations committees. She will help guide the North America operations with a special focus on digital capabilities and innovation, simplification, and existing and emerging threats.
This appointment brings QBE North America’s total board membership to nine, with Truett Tate serving as chairman.
In a statement, Tate said: “I’m excited to welcome a new member to the QBE North America Board, especially someone with Kristen’s underwriting experience, leadership expertise and background. Kristen has deep knowledge and insights across technology, cyber, underwriting, professional liability, broker development and customer focus – all of which will be essential to our strategic decision making. I look forward to her partnership and the perspective she will bring to the Board.”
Dauphinais has held a variety of leadership positions. Her most-recent role was head of US cyber and tech for Beazley, where she was a part of their senior leadership team. Prior to Beazley, she also held roles with AIG, Marsh, and the Connor Insurance Agency.