QBE North America appoints Glenn Skrynecki VP, Agriculture

Monday, November 02, 2015

New York, NY – QBE North America has attracted another highly respected insurance executive to join its Property & Casualty business, with the appointment of Glenn Skrynecki as VP, Agriculture.

In this national role, Glenn will be responsible for the management of QBE North America's Agriculture book of business including the underwriting operations, strategy and relationship management, policy development and risk mitigation.

Glenn started his career as a Senior Loss Control Specialist at Allstate and then as the Director of Loss Control at WR Berkley. Ten years later, Glenn moved to Fireman's Fund where he spent the past 28 years in a variety of leadership and executive roles across loss control, risk management, underwriting and national distribution.

In 2012, he moved into the role of VP, Commercial Insurance Executive at Fireman's Fund, where he had national responsibility for developing and executing the strategy across Farm & Ranch, Admitted Excess and Umbrella, Middle Market, Property and Small Business. Glenn also worked as part of the Commercial Insurance Transition team on the integration of Fireman's Fund into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty business.

Glenn's appointment is another example of the high quality talent that QBE has been attracting of late to strengthen its Standard Lines P&C business, according to QBE North America CEO, Dave Duclos.

"With Glenn's appointment, we have a seasoned and well respected industry specialist with strong underwriting discipline and a proven ability to grow a successful Agriculture portfolio. It's a really exciting time for our business," said Dave.

About QBE

QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the largest insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE NA reported Gross Written Premiums in 2014 of $5.3 billion. QBE Insurance Group's 2014 results can be found at www.qbena.com. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 38 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. QBE insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard & Poor's.