Tuesday, July 06, 2010
(New York, NY) - QBE today announced the appointment of Robert
D. Byler as President and Head of Program Business.
In his role at QBE, Byler will focus on the program business
strategy, create and implement strategic initiatives and maintain
relationships with the insurance and reinsurance communities.
With more than 30 years in the insurance industry, Byler has led
several start-up and transitional programs. Previously, he served
as President and Chief Executive Officer of Amtrust Underwriters,
Inc. in Connecticut. Prior to that, he headed Alea Alternative
Risk, a start-up insurance and reinsurance operation.
Byler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce and
administration from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
QBE Insurance Group Limited is one of the top 25 insurers and
reinsurers worldwide. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE
operates out of 47 countries around the globe, with a presence in
every key insurance market. The Americas Division, headquartered in
New York, conducts business through various property and casualty
insurance subsidiaries in eight countries. QBE's Americas Division
produced $4 billion in gross written premium in 2009 and an 89.7
combined operating ratio. QBE Insurance companies are rated "A"
(Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard and Poor's. For more
information, visit qbe.com.