CHICAGO, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Â ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ today announced the appointment of Dieter Korte as Vice President, Underwriting for the company's Manufacturing Segment, effective March 14, 2016. In this role, Dieter will be responsible for leading the Manufacturing Segment in implementing its strategic and operational objectives. He will report to John Tatum, Senior Vice President, Commercial Segments.
"Dieter's extensive knowledge and understanding of the insurance industry, combined with his proven track record of performance and strong leadership experience, make him well suited to lead Manufacturing at ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½," Tatum said.Â Â
Dieter joins ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ from Chubb, where he served in a variety of roles over his 25-year tenure, including managing worldwide product lines, creating strategies for segments and lines of business, and leading large teams of field underwriters within branches, zones and larger territories.
Dieter earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Wayne State University.
About ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property andÂ casualtyÂ company. ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½'s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½'s services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ at . "ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½" is a service mark registered by ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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