Global advisory, broking, and solutions company WTW has announced the appointment of James Sallada as Head of Casualty within Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB), North America.
He joins from Marsh where he has worked for the previous 20 years, most recently as Managing Director and Northeast Risk Management Placement Leader for Casualty.
In his new role, Sallada will be based in New York and will focus on developing and executing an industry vertical growth strategy for WTW’s casualty business across North America.
Additionally, Sallada will partner with colleagues across CRB’s North American business to tailor risk-management strategies to address the specific casualty requirements of clients across the region.
“James is an established leader in the industry with unparalleled knowledge and expertise in casualty insurance. He has a proven track record of creating a culture that celebrates innovation, diversity and is a vigilant champion of talent development,” said Jon Drummond, Head of Broking CRB North America.
He added: “There is not a better person to lead our team forward in this new era where our focus will be on driving client value through industry expertise.”
Michael Chang, Head of Corporate Risk and Broking, North America, WTW, also commented: “James is a well-known industry expert in the casualty market, and we are delighted to bring his expertise into the suite of custom solutions we aim to bring clients, based upon deep technical and industry expertise.”