Picture: Kyle Samuel
20 June 2018Analysis

M&T Insurance Agency names industry veteran as president

M&T Bank has appointed Kyle Samuel as senior vice president and president of M&T Insurance Agency, a provider of property/casualty, employee benefit and captive solutions.

Samuel has over 26 years of insurance industry experience, having most recently served as a managing director for USI Insurance Services, where he was responsible for growth and sales leadership in the Greater Washington DC market.

Before USI, he served as managing director for Wells Fargo Insurance Services, and has also held roles at Aon Risk Solutions and Chubb Insurance.

"Kyle Samuel brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to M&T Bank and he will be instrumental in helping us continue to integrate the property & casualty insurance and employee benefit solutions we're able to provide to our commercial clients across the bank's footprint," said M&T Bank chairman and CEO Rene Jones.

Further to Samuel's appointment, M&T Bank senior vice president John Rumschik will assume the position of vice chair of M&T Insurance Agency and will be taking on strategic oversight for the growth initiatives planned for MTIA.