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Zurich North America announces Head of National Wholesale Distribution

September 19, 2019

Ron Beauregard joins Wholesale & Surplus group for U.S. Commercial Insurance

Ron BeauregardRon Beauregard, an insurance industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, has been named Head of National Wholesale Distribution for the U.S. Commercial Insurance (USCI) Sales & Distribution team at Zurich North America. Beauregard will report to Andy Swenson, Head of Wholesale & Surplus.

“Ron is responsible for developing strong business relationships with wholesale brokers nationally, creating strategic business plans, and ensuring that Zurich delivers on our committed value proposition to the wholesale and surplus lines market,” Swenson said. “He also will collaborate with USCI businesses on renewal and new business portfolio strategies.”

Zurich Wholesale & Surplus (ZWS) is a dedicated business segment providing a comprehensive set of Zurich solutions, including wholesale-only Excess & Surplus (E&S) segments.

“I am excited to join Zurich and cultivate productive relationships in the wholesale distribution marketplace,” Beauregard said. “I look forward to delivering solutions for distributors and customers that can address the emerging and unique risks in this specialized space.”

Beauregard comes to Zurich after leadership roles at Beazley, XL, Lexington and Program Brokerage. His professional accomplishments include successfully launching start-ups of XL’s Surplus Lines Property division and Beazley’s Large Commercial Property operation.

He received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts.