Liberty Mutual Insurance has announced two leadership appointments within Global Risk Solutions (GRS) underwriting. Brandon Fick has joined the company as North America chief underwriting officer and Nate Zangerle has been named chief underwriting officer for global surety.
Fick will report to Matthew Moore, GRS president of underwriting, and GRS President Neeti Bhalla Johnson in her interim dual role as president of GRS North America. Zangerle will report to Moore and GRS Global Surety President Tim Mikolajewski.
In his new role, Fick will be responsible for underwriting performance across GRS North America, which provides commercial, specialty and reinsurance products. Prior to joining Liberty Mutual, Fick served as chief underwriting officer for Zurich North America.
Zangerle has been with Liberty Mutual for more than 20 years, most recently serving as global surety chief operating officer for global risks. In that role, he was responsible for managing, planning, underwriting and production for accounts in the US, Canada, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America with gross written premium in excess of $300 million. Zangerle has more than 30 years of experience in the surety industry.
“We continue to add amazing underwriting talent to GRS,” Moore said. “Both Brandon and Nate will help realize our vision of providing holistic solutions to customers’ complex and emerging risks. Their leadership is critical to delivering industry-leading underwriting performance and consistent global product strategies based on a common view of risk.”