D.J. Postles appointed Head, Construction Liability

NEW YORK - D.J. Postles appointed as Head, Construction Liability in North America, effective September 21, 2015. This new role is created out of the Construction Liability Expansion Project (CLEP) and reinforces Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' commitment to its construction brokers and clients.

D.J. joins a growing rank of colleagues in property and professional liability focused strategically on the construction industry. He has been an important member of the CLEP, working closely with a cross-functional team on this key initiative. He exemplifies the importance of underwriting-sales collaboration in delivering industry-leading solutions to the market.

D.J. says, "There's tremendous opportunity in construction right now. Increased investment in North America's infrastructure, urban population growth, changing weather patterns and the need for sustainable construction solutions are all driving demand. We look forward to working with our brokers and clients to better understand their needs and the challenges they're facing. This collaboration will help us develop pragmatic and effective ideas, and provide world-class coverage across all lines of construction business."

D.J. has been a senior underwriter on the New York Casualty Underwriting Team since 2011, with a focus on the East region and the rail industry. D.J. joined Swiss Re after 10 years at The Chubb Group of Companies where he held various underwriting roles. His commercial underwriting background includes primary P&C lines and umbrella/excess liability. He is a graduate of Hamilton College (BA) and Fordham University (MBA).

D.J. will relocate from New York, NY to Alpharetta, GA.


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