O’Shaughnessy Appointed to Lead HSB’s Portfolio Insurance Business

He succeeds Anthony Trivella, who is retiring after 40 years with HSB

Jeffrey C. O’Shaughnessy
Jeffrey C. O’Shaughnessy
Anthony J. Trivella

Jeffrey O’Shaughnessy, HSB senior vice president, has been appointed to lead HSB’s Treaty Division, overseeing our reinsurance agreements with almost 250 client insurance companies.

View this video about the transition

O’Shaughnessy, who succeeds Tony Trivella as he retires after 40 years of service with HSB, will report to Greg Barats, HSB president and chief executive officer.

Click here to view our video, featuring Barats, O’Shaughnessy and Trivella discussing the transition and what it means for you, our insurance partners.

“Future-proofing your business”

“I’m confident we will continue to grow and help accelerate HSB’s product innovation given the solid foundation that Tony has built and Jeff’s new leadership,” said Barats. “Our value proposition is to deliver successful outcomes for our insurance partners and customers that will help ‘future proof’ their business.  Jeff’s experience and his focus on preventive measures and digital solutions will help our clients respond to today’s emerging risks.”

Global underwriting background

O’Shaughnessy had been HSB’s global chief underwriting officer since 2017. He joined HSB in 2002 and worked in the Treaty Division for 10 years as a product manager and the division’s chief underwriting officer.

Focus on technology, services, data

“We envision a world where we can predict and prevent claims from ever happening,” said O’Shaughnessy. “We will continue to focus on enhancing and innovating HSB’s products to achieve that vision – technology, services and data will all be key focus areas.

Serving our client companies

Trivella was named executive vice president for the HSB Treaty Division in 2005. Starting with HSB as an underwriter in 1980, Trivella has held numerous positions around the United States serving HSB’s client insurance and transactional business.

Meeting your needs objectives

“Our success is largely attributable to the consistency of our team with many members working with the same clients for a number of years,” said Trivella. “They have an in-depth knowledge of our customers’ strategies and objectives to help meet their needs.”

HSB’s range of specialty products

The HSB Treaty Division offers a variety of equipment breakdown, cyber, employment practices liability and other specialty reinsurance products on a portfolio basis, providing millions of insurance policies for small and middle market businesses, institutions, homeowners and farms.

Visit our website to learn more about equipment breakdown, cyber and other products and services that HSB offers to commercial and personal lines insurers.