22 March 2023Analysis

WKFC announced twin promotions

WKFC Underwriting Managers (WKFC), Ryan Specialty’s managing general underwriter serving the wider wholesale marketplace, has promoted two senior leaders effective immediately.

Ravi Singhvi is promoted to president of WKFC Underwriting Managers, and Joan Bauer to chief operating officer.

Singhvi joined WKFC in 2018 and was most recently the MGU’s chief operation officer. Prior to WKFC, he served as vice president of analytics at AJG/RPS from 2011-2018 and began his insurance career at NAPCO where he worked from 2001-2011.

“Ravi’s dedication to our values, vision and work ethic are nothing short of exceptional,” said Dawn D’Onofrio, chief executive of WKFC. “He has an unwavering commitment to our team members, carriers, clients and all our stakeholders. I am confident with Ravi’s new role as President; our company is well positioned to execute on our goals.”

Bauer has been with WKFC since 2010, initially training as an underwriter under D’Onofrio. She has been instrumental in the implementation of new initiatives and programs as well as facilitating improvements between underwriters, management and development teams. Prior to WKFC, she was a property broker for a leading global specialty insurance distributor.

“Joan leads numerous key initiatives and plays a critical role with the London market, domestic carrier relationships, training and launching new products,” said D’Onofrio. “Her laser focus on efficiency, efficacy and constant process improvement is invaluable. As COO, she will oversee the day-to-day functions of our business ensuring we operate at the highest levels of excellence and effectiveness.”