Skills and experience
William Porter is head of International Sales and Distribution for Global Corporate in North America (GCiNA). In this role, he works to help drive success in international programs within all lines of business written by GCiNA through extensive interaction with the field offices and management of each line of business. He also helps to coordinate the overall Zurich message around international business in North America through collaboration with Commercial Markets and Specialty Products. He was named to his current position in December 2014. Porter joined Zurich in 2003 with the Global Corporate property underwriting team in Atlanta, where he was part of a team that focused on expanding the book of international business written in that region. Relocating to New York in 2007, he held roles of increasing responsibility within the Global Corporate property organization before taking on his current position.
Porter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.