Ironshore has announced that Thomas F. Leahy, Jr. has been named President of IronPro, its professional and management liability division, effective November 1, 2019. He will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of marketing, underwriting and distribution of IronPro professional and management liability lines to retail and wholesale markets, reporting to Matthew Dolan, President, Liberty Mutual’s North America Specialty division and Ironshore.
IronResponse App Connects Risk Managers With Claims Experts. Ironshore Environmental has announced theintroduction of IronResponse, a smartphone app that allows risk managers real-time access to claims
professionals upon immediate notice of an environmental incident.
Ironshore Environmental is offering a comprehensive Contractors Environmental Legal Liability (CELL) policy that can be underwritten by broker partners through an online Quote & Bind Portal. Ironshore’s CELL product responds to 3rd party bodily injury, property damage and remediation of environmental damages resulting from pollution incidents caused by the contractor’s work at a job site.
Ironshore Environmental is offering an enhancement to its Site Pollution Incident Legal Liability Select (SPILLS) policy to broaden its coverage for manufacturers and distributors, as well as other entities with products exposure. The Ironshore SPILLS policy provides comprehensive environmental liability protection enabling insureds to manage a variety of environmental exposures. This new SPILLS policy endorsement extends coverage for pollution incidents caused by the insured’s product after that product has been put to its intended use, helping to fill policy coverage gaps, which exclude bodily injury, property damage and cleanup arising from a product.
IronPro, the professional liability unit of Ironshore, is introducing a two-term policy endorsement for its Miscellaneous Professional Liability (MPL) product for small business accounts. MPL policy endorsement will streamline underwriting to reduce the brokers’ administrative costs associated with small business accounts, defined herein as professional services providers with less than $5 million in annual revenues. IronPro’s policy will renew after the first year for a second term with the same guaranteed premium terms and conditions as the first policy period.
Liberty Mutual has announced new appointments to lead commercial lines business for wholesale distribution within its Global Risk Solutions unit. Tara Houvenagle has been named Wholesale Distribution Executive West, and Jessica Ferguson has been named Wholesale Distribution Executive East. They will join the leadership team led by Ben Johnson, Wholesale Distribution Executive for North America, who is responsible for overseeing the development and placement of products and services across Liberty Mutual and Ironshore’s wholesale distribution channels.
Ironshore Environmental offers a stand-alone comprehensive Storage Tank Policy that addresses first- and third-party liability in response to releases from underground and aboveground storage tanks, which is now accessible to brokers through an online Quote & Bind Portal. With available limits from $500,000 to $50 million, this coverage satisfies financial assurance requirements federally and in all 50 states. Of note, the policy carries no minimum premium with deductible options starting at zero dollars for eligible tanks.
Ironshore Specialty Casualty has announced executive appointments to oversee the Programs business unit in the U.S. Casey Hartley has been named Senior Vice President, Head of Programs. As Head of Programs, Ms. Hartley will oversee the development, marketing and distribution of programs lines, working with programs administrators across Ironshore’s underwriting platforms in the U.S. She will be supported by Tracey Sharis, Senior Vice President, who has been appointed Director of Programs.
Kate Horn will partner with key brokers to provide a range of Liberty Mutual and Ironshore commercial and specialty insurance solutions to mid-size and large companies throughout Southern New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Ironshore distinguishes itself in the industry by closely aligning our claim professionals with members of the underwriting, actuarial and finance teams. This is our way of ensuring that the people who make the promises, keep the promises and that our policyholder claims are handled in a professional and expeditious manner.