27 July 2022Reinsurance

Acrisure Re appoints new vice president

Acrisure Re, the re/insurance division of global insurance broker and fintech platform Acrisure, has appointed Chuck Furlong as senior vice president and broker, effective immediately.

In his new role, Furlong will focus on expanding Acrisure Re’s reinsurance capabilities in its North American property & casualty classes of business. He will also work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure quality solutions and service is provided to all its reinsurance clients.

Furlong has more than 25 years of industry experience and has held various management level roles. He joins Acrisure Re from Guy Carpenter, where he was most recently head of US casualty facultative reinsurance. Prior to this, he was an executive vice president at JLT Re for 13 years until the company was acquired by Guy Carpenter in 2018. Furlong also spent five years as executive vice president at Willis Re, working mainly with complex casualty and professional liability treaty placements.

Simon Hedley, chief executive of Acrisure Re, said: “The reinsurance market is becoming increasingly complex, requiring brokers to be that much more knowledgeable and experienced when providing solutions and service to their clients. Chuck has a proven track record of offering solutions backed by extensive expertise in the property & casualty sector, growing revenue and meeting production targets in the process. I am excited to welcome him to our team and I look forward to working with him.”