Torus Enhances U.S. Regional Management
2nd August 2010
Torus, the global specialty insurer, has appointed Mathew G. Munson as VP Regional Operating Officer. Based in Chicago, he will enhance Torus’ presence in America’s Central and Midwest regions through directing local relationship management and driving superior service delivery for clients and brokers. He reports to Naveen Anand, Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Munson brings over 30 years of business development experience to Torus, 11 years of which were at Zurich North America, from where he joins. His most recent position at Zurich was Regional Vice President for programs and direct markets, a position he has held since 2007. Prior to joining Zurich, he had management and marketing responsibilities with Liberty Mutual, McClarens Toplis and Safety National.
Commenting on this strategic appointment Mr. Anand said: “We have ambitious targets for Torus in the US. Matt is an industry veteran and will engage closely with the local broker community to deliver the service levels buyers and brokers require, whilst helping to develop our business profitably.”
Mr. Munson is the ninth significant industry name to join Torus in the US since the end of 2009, including five appointed to enhance service levels as part of Torus’ broker focus strategy to drive growth.