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Zurich NA names Tobias Cushing as Head of Construction Casualty

22nd March 2022 - Author: Katie Baker

Zurich North America has appointed Tobias Cushing as Head of Construction Casualty for U.S. National Accounts, which serves large corporate and captive customers.

handshake-close-up-photoCushing joins from The Hartford, where he most recently was Head of Construction for Middle & Large Commercial and will report to Head of Construction, Kelly Kinzer.

In his new role Cushing will lead development and execution of diverse strategies to deliver excellence for customers in the U.S. National Accounts Construction Casualty portfolio.

Cushing also will have direct oversight of the Construction Casualty field underwriting organization and will be based in Schaumburg.

Prior to joining Zurich, Cushing held a number of leadership positions in his nearly 12 years at The Hartford.

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Those included Chief Underwriting Officer for Construction and Head of Field Underwriting and Sales.

He also has insurance litigation experience, having previously worked for Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.

Kinzer said: “Serving in a critical role, Toby will build on the strength of a knowledgeable, experienced and highly committed Construction team at Zurich.

“I am confident Toby’s skills and experience will position the Construction Casualty team for continued success. We are excited to welcome him to Zurich.”

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