Specialty insurance group Tokio Marine HCC has announced the appointment of Thomas Harmeyer as Executive Vice President (EVP), effective October 1, 2019.
Harmeyer joined Tokio Marine HCC in 2003 and most recently served as Executive Chairman for its Cyber & Professional Lines and Public Risk Groups.
Previously, he has held positions including President of Tokio Marine HCC’s Professional Liability and Public Risk Groups, and as Chief Underwriting Officer for Professional Liability, Public Risk and Casualty.
Harmeyer served as HCC Global Financial Products’ Underwriting Director in Barcelona, Spain, before moving to Houston as Vice President of Underwriting in 2011.
Prior to joining Tokio Marine HCC, he was the Managing Director for a consulting agency in Germany. He started his re/insurance career more than 25 years ago at the former Kölnische Rück (now GenRe).
In his new role, Harmeyer will oversee the Cyber & Professional Lines and Public Risk Groups at Tokio Marine HCC, reporting to Mike Schell, Tokio Marine HCC’s President.
He will also assume executive oversight for the Aviation Group, as well as the Claims, Business Innovation and Global Marketing functions.
“In preparation for our 2020 strategic plans, we are excited to expand our leadership capabilities from within the organization,” said Schell.
“Thomas will bolster our Houston-based executive team, bringing years of field leadership from our growing Professional Lines and Public Risk Groups,” he added.