Victor O. Schinnerer & Company Rebrands as Victor US

Chevy Chase, Maryland – November 11, 2019 – Victor O. Schinnerer and Company, Inc., one of the largest and most experienced underwriting managers of specialty insurance programs in the US, and a Victor company, today rebrands as Victor US. The announcement follows the rebrand of ENCON Group Inc. to Victor Canada last month and completes the larger global unification and rebrand of The Schinnerer Group to Victor Insurance Holdings begun in 2018.

Victor US works with leading insurance carriers to offer a unique range of products and programs in all 50 states as the exclusive managing general underwriter. Insurance solutions are distributed through a large network of licensed insurance agents and brokers. Formed over 60 years ago, Victor US has more than 140 employees in six locations: Chevy Chase, Maryland; Houston, Texas; Jacksonville, Florida; Morristown, New Jersey; Overland Park, Kansas; and Sacramento, California.

Commenting on the rebrand, Brian Hanuschak, President of Victor North America, said: “For more than 60 years, Victor O. Schinnerer & Company has been providing brokers with unparalleled specialty insurance products and programs. While this rebrand marks the completion of one journey, it is a new beginning that will help drive our business into the future and further align our US business with Victor’s broad, global capabilities.”

The MGA recently launched expanded professional liability capacity for design consultants in its Architects and Engineers program.

Since Victor Insurance Holdings launched in June 2018, the brand has been rolled out in Italy, the Netherlands, UK, Germany and Canada.

About Victor

Victor Insurance Holdings, formerly known as The Schinnerer Group, is the world’s largest managing general underwriter with locations in the US, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, and Australia. It handles more than $1.6 billion USD in premium on behalf of numerous insurance carriers, through a large network of more than 25,000 active insurance agents and brokers. With deep, specialized underwriting expertise, the company provides a wide range of insurance coverage – from specialty property and casualty and professional liability insurance to group and retiree benefits. Victor Insurance is committed to building on 60-plus years of experience to develop products that address risk in new and evolving areas. For more information, visit

Victor US, formerly Victor O. Schinnerer & Company Inc., is a subsidiary of Victor Insurance Holdings and one of the largest and most experienced underwriting managers in the US. Victor US has a rich history in specialty insurance, and offers a unique range of products and programs, which are distributed through independent insurance agents and brokers. The company is committed to empowering insurance professionals and their clients through innovation, specialized underwriting expertise, and a nimble, technology-oriented business approach. For more information, visit

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