Leading underwriting manager Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. has named Jonathan M. Zaffino its President. Mr. Zaffino will also join the senior leadership team of The Schinnerer Group and report to Rob Byler, CEO, The Schinnerer Group.
In his new role, which is effective July 1, Mr. Zaffino will be responsible for leading the U.S. operations to the next phase of their strategic evolution and growth.
Over his 19-year career, Mr. Zaffino brings a diverse background that includes numerous casualty and specialty underwriting positions and a strong brokerage component. His current position is the leader of Marsh's U.S. Casualty Practice. Before joining Marsh, he held senior underwriting positions with ACE.
"I am excited by the opportunity to help Schinnerer expand the existing platform and drive new growth initiatives," Mr. Zaffino said. "The company is positioned to deliver additional product and innovation to a broad distribution force while maintaining industry leading service standards and product expertise. There is tremendous opportunity to provide additional solutions to our customers and to continue to differentiate our service and offerings to the market."
"I look forward to working with Jon as we move into an exciting and dynamic phase for our organization," Mr. Byler said. "Jon has an excellent skill set and the experience to deliver the leadership, strategic vision and product innovation that will position our organization to meet and exceed the needs of our carriers, brokers and insureds."