Specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, Risk Strategies, has appointed John Meder as Head of Risk Consulting and Claims Advocacy.
Meder brings over 30 years of experience in risk management, analytics, claims and loss control.
He was most recently Executive Vice President, Head of Risk Advisory at USI Insurance Services.
Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Wells Fargo Insurance Services and Senior Vice President with Marsh. He started his career as a risk manager for a large real estate and development firm.
In his new role, Meder will be particularly focused on developing and providing high-impact consultative solutions to help clients achieve meaningful reductions in losses and lower their overall cost of risk.
He will also be responsible for strengthening and shaping the firm’s technical claims and risk control resources and staying abreast of ever-changing emerging risks.
Eric Levy, COO of Risk Strategies said: “Our claims and loss control team help clients’ anticipate and mitigate risk prior to an event, and provide advocacy if they suffer a loss.
“John’s expertise and years of hands-on experience has provided him with an end-to-end perspective that will bring unique value for our clients and our team.”
Meder added: “I am excited to join a firm with deep roots in business consulting and a commitment to specialisation.
“Helping clients with practical, effective strategies to mitigate risk, avoid loss and improve coverage terms is fundamental to being their trusted advisor. Plus, we can play a big role in ensuring claims are successfully addressed and the best outcomes realised.”