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QBE North America (New York) has announced the appointment of Laura Coppola as Chief Underwriting Officer. Coppola joins the company with more than 25 years of technical underwriting experience in property casualty insurance.
“We are thrilled to welcome Laura as Chief Underwriting Officer,” comments Todd Jones, CEO, QBE North America. “Her extensive underwriting expertise and strong leadership background will be essential as we continue to focus on portfolio optimization and strategic decision-making. I am confident her insight and tactical skills will help drive the business forward.”
Coppola is based in New York, NY and will serve on North America’s Executive Management Board, according to a QBE North America statement. She will be responsible for portfolio optimization and management across QBE North America, leading a fully integrated, efficient and world-class team dedicated to enhancing underwriting practices, processes and governance, according to QBE.
Before joining QBE, Coppola held senior underwriting leadership roles with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and Arch Insurance Group.