Jack Kuhn

President, Westfield Specialty
Jack Kuhn

Westfield entered the specialty insurance business in 2021, naming Jack Kuhn as President of Westfield Specialty.

In his executive leadership role at Westfield, Kuhn will establish a broad and diverse portfolio of specialty business through deep relationships and expertise, ultimately growing Westfield’s customer base and broadening the carrier’s presence in the P&C marketplace. 

As a veteran, experienced insurance leader, Kuhn has successfully built and scaled insurance businesses multiple times.  He has been responsible for U.S. and global insurance portfolios of more than $6B in premiums across the various executive leadership roles he’s held within the insurance industry.  With a proven track record of success, Kuhn is highly respected throughout the insurance and reinsurance industry and has a strong talent network to tap into as he builds his team.

Kuhn launched his insurance career at Chubb, where he ultimately served as Chief Underwriting Officer.  Most recently, Kuhn was Global CEO, Insurance for Vantage Risk.  Prior to that, he held executive roles at Sompo International, Endurance, Axis, Kemper, and Chubb where he had oversight for both the insurance and reinsurance operations globally.

An active member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Kuhn served on the PLUS Board of Trustees from 2003 through 2009. He also recently received the PLUS1 Award in recognition for his contributions to advancing the image of the professional liability industry. Kuhn holds a BA degree from Wesleyan University.