Zurich names Head of International Casualty in U.S. Commercial Insurance
June 18, 2019
Amit Mantrow has been named head of International Casualty for U.S. Commercial Insurance at Zurich North America.
Mantrow will be responsible for driving the success and growth of the international programs casualty book of business. He will be based in Chicago and report to Valerie Butt, head of Casualty for U.S. Commercial Insurance.
With this appointment, the International Programs from Zurich (IPZ) Casualty team joins the U.S. Commercial Insurance Large Casualty team. Paul Horgan, head of U.S. Commercial Insurance, said the decision was based, in part, on customer feedback about the need to better coordinate capabilities between the international and domestic casualty teams.
“This change will enable us to deliver more comprehensive solutions and a compelling value proposition to our customers in the international casualty space,” Horgan said.
Mantro has been with Zurich since 2012. In his last role, he was responsible for the design, elaboration and implementation of Zurich North America’s go-to-market strategy. Prior to that, he held a variety of roles at Zurich, including interim regional executive in Zurich Canada; head of strategy in London; and vice president in Strategy in Schaumburg, Ill.
Mantrow holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Thapar University in India, a Master of Engineering from the University of Akron in Ohio, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.