Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Kevin Northcott as the Regional Head of Financial Lines. He will be based in the London office with overall responsibility for South Africa, Canada, Dubai, Australia, New Zealand, UK and Ireland. Kevin will be driving product development and is tasked with expanding the presence of ACGS in this line of business.
Kevin has over 30 years’ insurance experience, with 25 years in the Financial Lines sector. Since joining Allianz in 2005 he has held a number of senior roles in Europe and Asia Pacific. In 2009, Kevin became the General Manager of AGCS in Hong Kong and then in 2010, he took the role of CEO. Prior to joining AGCS, Kevin worked at AIG and ACE.
In addition to traditional Financial Lines Products such as Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability, Professional Indemnity and Financial Institutions products, Kevin also has experience in specialised products such as Malicious Product Tamper, Kidnap and Ransom (K&R) and Political Risk portfolios.
AGCS UK CEO, Carsten Scheffel, said: “I am pleased Kevin has joined us in London. With his breadth of experience, understanding of the market and knowledge he will be an asset to our business. I look forwarding to introducing him to our business partners. With an excellent team in place we have the skills and expertise to be a market leader in this field.”