11 April 2017
Reporter: Becky Butcher

John Beckman joins QBE’s North America team


QBE North America has appointed John Beckman as chief underwriting officer, based in the company’s New York office.

Beckman, who will report to Russell Johnston, CEO of QBE North America, will be responsible for leading the company's efforts to enhance its existing underwriting practices and processes, including product development, technical leadership and risk appetites.

He will also serve as a member of the QBE North America executive management board and chair of the North America Underwriting Committee.

Johnston said: "John Beckman’s proven ability to lead strong underwriting, actuarial and transformation initiatives will be a valuable asset in QBE North America's integrated specialist insurer strategy."

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