Property and casualty underwriting agency Tokio Marine Highland has enhanced its suite of specialty risk management solutions with the launch fine art insurance for personal and commercial risks.
Christiane Fischer has been appointed as President of the Fine Art Division, and will be responsible for delivering the company’s custom insurance solutions for the fine art market, including art dealer, exhibition, museum, and private and corporate collection coverages.
Fischer previously served as President & CEO at AXA Art Insurance Corporation from 2004 to 2019, growing the company into a market leader during her tenure.
“Christiane’s reputation and deep expertise are highly respected in the fine art world,” said Pat Blandford, Chief Executive Officer of Tokio Marine Highland.
“Her leadership and the team she is building will position Tokio Marine Highland at the forefront of the fine art insurance space. Our legacy has been built on serving niche, specialty insurance markets, and this new product line is a perfect complement to the innovative products and services our customers have come to know and expect.”
“I am very passionate about the fine art insurance world and I’m eager to join an organization in the midst of an exciting transformation,” Fischer added. “We look forward to providing brokers with custom solutions to meet the complex needs of their clients, and offering top-notch service and hands-on claims management. We have a highly qualified team who share my commitment in providing the best fine art insurance experience in the industry.”
Founded in 1962, Tokio Marine Highland (formerly WNC Insurance Services) is a wholly owned company of Tokio Marine Kiln and a member of the Tokio Marine Group.