Chevy Chase, MD – Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, one of largest managing general underwriters in the U.S., announced today that Matthew Kletzli has joined the company as senior vice president and Management Liability Practice leader.
In his new role, Mr. Kletzli will oversee the growth and development of Schinnerer’s suite of management liability products, which includes its non-profit, kidnap, ransom and extortion, private company, and health care portfolios. He will be based in the firm’s Chevy Chase, Maryland, headquarters and report to Chief Underwriting Officer John Wallace.
“The private and non-profit markets boast an incredibly large and diverse universe that provides opportunities for specialists like Schinnerer to not only perform well, but also to establish key niches of expertise that address our customers’ specific needs,” Mr. Kletzli said. “I look forward to working with our team and business partners to provide innovative, value-added management liability solutions for our brokers and policyholders.”
Mr. Kletzli joins Schinnerer from AIG where he spent the last 17 years in various roles spanning underwriting, management, and regional leadership. Most recently, he served as the head of the Multinational Risk Practice for Latin America. Prior to his multinational role, he was vice president of financial lines for the private and not-for-profit division with national and international responsibilities.
“We are thrilled to have someone of Matt’s caliber and expertise join the organization. Our management liability practice represents a rapid area of growth for Schinnerer and under Matt’s leadership I am confident he will help us build upon our proud tradition of innovation and underwriting excellence,” Mr. Wallace said.
Victor 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. Learn more at www.schinnerer.com.