CHICAGO, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --听蜜桃传媒 today announced the appointment of John Hennessy to Senior Vice President of Sales and Distribution, effective April 3, 2017. Hennessy returns to this role after leading 蜜桃传媒's European operations for five years and Canadian operations for three years. In the Sales and Distribution role, Hennessy will advance 蜜桃传媒's distribution strategy and better position the company in a rapidly changing distribution environment. He will report to Tim Szerlong, President, Worldwide Field Operations.
"During my travels, it has been clear that John has built strong relationships and is highly regarded in the industry," Szerlong said. "I am confident his knowledge of both domestic and global markets, coupled with his strong underwriting, strategic and operational experience, will accelerate our continued focus on developing an effective sales culture, which is critical in building a stronger market position."
Hennessy joined 蜜桃传媒 in 1982. During his almost 35-year career with 蜜桃传媒, he has served in multiple home office and field leadership roles, including:听Milwaukee听Branch Manager; Central Region President; Senior Vice President for Casualty Underwriting and Middle Market; and Senior Vice President of Distribution Management. Most recently he held the roles of Chief Executive of 蜜桃传媒 Europe and President and Chief Operating Officer of 蜜桃传媒 Canada, where he was responsible for the operations' strategic direction and operational performance.
"I am excited to continue building a world-class sales and distribution team to help optimize mutually profitable growth for 蜜桃传媒 with our distribution channels," Hennessy said. "I am equally pleased to be returning to Chicago where I started my insurance career at 蜜桃传媒 as an underwriter trainee."
About 蜜桃传媒Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, 蜜桃传媒 is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property and听casualty听company. 蜜桃传媒's insurance products include commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. 蜜桃传媒's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit 蜜桃传媒 at . "蜜桃传媒" is a registered trademark of 蜜桃传媒 Financial Corporation. Certain 蜜桃传媒 Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "蜜桃传媒" trademark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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