The Howard Group


Property & Casualty

Specialty Carrier Engages The Howard Group to Fill a Professional Liability Underwriting Manager Position

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Specialty Carrier

Business Description:

This established specialty insurance carrier provides specialty insurance products to niche markets. This company’s strategy is to become a dominate carrier in these niche markets. The carrier has been experiencing significant growth of their E&O Professional Liability book of business, and as a result of that growth, the client needed a Professional Liability Underwriting Manager for their Northeast Region.

Business Objective:

The client’s objective was to attract an experienced Professional Liability professional with prior Management or Supervisory experience for their Northeast Regional Office. The selected candidate would work closely with upper management, oversee a team of underwriters, and manage an existing book of business. This professional would be responsible for traveling with the underwriters on client visits.


The P&C recruiting team within The Howard Group was given the task to find a well-qualified Professional Liability Underwriting Manager. The local candidate pool had already been identified by the client and therefore The Howard Group conducted a nationwide search. Through networking and professional recruiting methods, The Howard Group was able to identify a candidate from the West Coast that had previously worked in the Northeast and had family ties. The candidate was selected an offer was extended and accepted.

The Howard Group provides recruiting solutions to national and international specialty carriers in the areas of: Product Line Leadership, VP of Underwriting & Underwriting, Claims and Claims Management, Loss Control, and Marketing.

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