Chevy Chase, Maryland – Scott P. Thomas has joined Victor O. Schinnerer & Company as a senior vice president and senior underwriting manager leading the firm’s property/casualty (P/C) segment of its Architects & Engineers program and the International P/C program.
Mr. Thomas brings more than 20 years of insurance experience to his new role. His specific expertise in the P/C space will further position Schinnerer as a leader in this area through both enhanced performance of current P/C products and new program launches. Both the Architects & Engineers P/C and International P/C programs represent significant growth opportunities for Schinnerer and will be initial focus areas for Mr. Thomas.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Scott’s P/C expertise join the organization and further strengthen our ability to structure and service best-in-class P/C programs for our clients, brokers, and insurance carriers,” said John Wallace, chief underwriting officer at Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, to whom Mr. Thomas reports.
Mr. Thomas comes to Schinnerer from AIG where he served as a regional casualty executive responsible for primary and excess construction, energy, transportation, foreign casualty package, foreign casualty multi-national, defense base act, middle market domestic guaranteed cost, and reverse flow books of business. His background also includes senior management and underwriting roles at Patriot Underwriting, Kemper Insurance Company, and Aon.
Mr. Thomas commented: “Today’s P/C market is ripe for new and innovative products and growth. I look forward to building upon Schinnerer’s proud tradition of designing effective solutions and underwriting excellence.”
Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. is one of the largest and most experienced underwriting managers of specialty insurance programs in the world. Schinnerer now serves more than 46,000 insureds in various specialty industries through independent insurance agents and brokers. Learn more at www.schinnerer.com.