Ҵý Appoints Peter McCarron Senior Vice President, Commercial Claim

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ҵý today announced the recent appointment of Peter McCarron as senior vice president, Commercial Claim. In this role, Peter will report to Andrew Pinkes, executive vice president, Worldwide P&C Claim.

"Peter is an outstanding Claim professional who brings more than 25 years of claim management and leadership experience across multiple lines of business to Ҵý," Pinkes said.

Peter joins Ҵý from Zurich North America, where he most recently served as senior vice president, Global Workers' Compensation and Accident & Health. Prior to that role, he served for 14 years in several leadership positions at OneBeacon Insurance Group.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Masters of Public Administration from Suffolk University.

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