Reinsurance News

WTW’s Todd Jones to succeed Johnston as CEO of QBE North America

15th August 2019 - Author: Charlie Wood

Australian and global primary insurance and reinsurance group QBE is to appoint Todd Jones as Chief Executive Officer, North America.

Todd JonesJones succeeds Russ Johnston, who has made the decision to depart the company after three years in the role.

“I want to thank Russ for his valuable contribution to QBE over the last three years, and for having successfully repositioned North America as an integrated specialist insurer,” commented Group CEO, Pat Regan.

“I am sure everyone at QBE joins me in wishing him the very best for the future.”

Jones, whose appointment becomes effective on 1 October, joins from Willis Towers Watson having most recently served as Head of Global Corporate Risk and Broking. Prior to that, he spent time as CEO for Willis North America.

He will report to the Group CEO, as a member of the Group Executive Committee and will be based in the company’s New York office.

“Todd brings significant executive-level experience in insurance and financial services to
QBE, with a reputation for building performance and leading change,” Regan added.

“North America represents a great opportunity for QBE. I am confident that with his
background, Todd will bring invaluable perspectives as we look to further orientate our
business around our customers and partners.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Recent Reinsurance News

Getting your daily reinsurance news from Reinsurance News is a simple way to receive only the reinsurance industry news that matters, delivered directly to your email inbox.

  • Only email is mandatory, but the more you tell us about yourself the better we can serve you in future!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By submitting the form you are giving your consent to be emailed by us.

Read previous post:
AIR expecting $854m insured losses from Typhoon Lekima

AIR Worldwide, the catastrophe risk modelling arm of Verisk Analytics, expects insured losses from Typhoon Lekima, which made landfall in...