Graham Evans to Lead New International Insurance Platform at Westfield Specialty(SM)
Westfield, a leading property and casualty (P&C) insurance company in the United States, today announced that Graham Evans will be joining the company as Westfield SpecialtySM Executive Vice President and head of International Insurance.
As a 35-year veteran of the London specialty insurance market, Evans will be tasked with building Westfield Specialty’s international business, a new international platform offering multi-line capabilities. Evans will also lead the integration of Lloyd’s Syndicate 1200, which Westfield announced it is acquiring from Argo Group.
Evans has a demonstrated track record for building and growing underwriting operations across Europe and Asia, most recently as Head of International Insurance at Sompo International until his departure in 2020. Prior to his tenure at Sompo, Evans held several underwriting and management positions in the London Specialty market including AXIS Capital, where he served as President, Professional Lines, Chief Underwriting Officer for European Financial Lines at CNA Europe Ltd., director of a start-up Lloyd`s operation, and manager of an international professional lines book at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe.
“Graham has an excellent reputation for building start-up operations and a significant network of relationships, both of which will be critical as we develop Westfield Specialty’s presence in the London market,” commented Jack Kuhn, President of Westfield Specialty.
Evans will be based in London and report to Kuhn. Contact Evans at GrahamEvans@westfieldgrp.com