26 April 2017Analysis

York Risk Services Group names chief claims officer

York Risk Services Group, a provider of alternative risk programmes, pool administration and other insurance services, has appointed Patrick Walsh as executive vice president and chief claims officer.

Walsh has over 30 years of experience in claim industry specialising in claims, having previously served as senior vice president and chief claims officer for Accident Fund Holdings.

Prior to this, he served as senior vice president at The Harford Financial Services Group. He started his career at Kemper Insurance in 1986.

“Patrick is not only a respected leader, he is a claims person through and through,” said Rick Taketa, President and CEO of York.

“Patrick is an innovator with a vision for how our claims organization will deliver on commitments to our clients. He understands the importance of positive collaboration and the social mission we bring to customers and society as a whole, as we help people and organizations get back to health and productivity.”

Walsh commented: “I’m very excited to be taking on this responsibility. York is unique in the market, with a broad service and product set focused on delivering solutions customized for our clients. We have the tools that enable us to provide the highest level of service and make sure we are capable of constantly helping people and businesses.”

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