Skills and experience
As the Head of Private Equity for Zurich Global Corporate in North America, Andy Peterson leads a team of seasoned professionals providing tailored solutions to private equity and venture capital firms to help them navigate the risks of an evolving economic, legal and regulatory environment.
Andy brings 21 years of insurance industry experience to his private equity leadership role, most of which has been spent managing and underwriting financial lines products for financial institutions and large commercial customers. He began his career with AIG in 1994, performing a variety of financial lines underwriting and management roles for the global insurer until joining Zurich in 2008. Since coming to Zurich, Andy’s positions have included VP of Zurich Specialty Product’s Management Solutions Group, Corporate Segment, Northeast Regional VP for Specialty Products and most recently, Chief Operating Officer of Specialty Products.
Andy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Providence College, and an MBA with Finance Concentration from Fordham University.