Chevy Chase, MD – Leading
underwriting manager Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc.
announced it has appointed Brian Hanuschak as president. Mr. Hanuschak
will be based in the firm’s Chevy Chase, Maryland, headquarters and
report to Rob Byler, CEO of The Schinnerer Group.
In his new role, Mr. Hanuschak will be
responsible for leading operations and developing business across the
firm’s range of specialty insurance products. His focus will include
expanding the existing platform by driving new product innovation and
extending the reach of the distribution network.
Prior to taking the role of president,
Mr. Hanuschak served as managing director of sales and distribution for
Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, where he focused on new program
development, sales and marketing strategy, and cultivating broker and
carrier relationships. Prior to joining Schinnerer, Mr. Hanuschak was a
managing director in the Treaty Department at Guy Carpenter. He is a
31-year veteran of the insurance industry and has held senior management
positions in subsidiaries of Travelers, GE Capital, and General
“Brian’s experience and dedication has
been instrumental in ushering the firm into an exciting and dynamic
era,” Mr. Byler said. “I am confident he will have an even greater
impact in his new role and will deliver the leadership, strategic
vision, and product innovation that will position our organization to
exceed the needs of our carriers, brokers, and insureds.”
Commenting on his new position, Mr.
Hanuschak said: “I am excited by the opportunity to drive growth and
expansion for Schinnerer. We are in an outstanding position to deliver
additional product options and innovation to our broad distribution
force while maintaining our focus on customer service and underwriting
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.