Munich Re Specialty Insurance Names Mary Beth McClellan Chief Claims Officer


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    Munich Re Specialty Insurance (MRSI) today announced the appointment of Mary Beth McClellan as Chief Claims Officer. McClellan will report to Mike Kerner, Chief Executive Officer, Munich Re Specialty Insurance.

    McClellan joined MRSI in 2020 as Head of Claims. She previously served as a Casualty Practice Lead over multiple lines of business for a global commercial insurance company.  McClellan draws on her background as a trial attorney to guide Munich Re Specialty Insurance’s claims team in providing claims strategy and litigation management expertise, proactive service and exceptional support to clients and partners.

    “Mary Beth has played a central role in the development of our in-house claims operations over the past year, which marks another key milestone in our journey to establish the carriers that are part of MRSI as the leading commercial specialty carriers in North America,” said Kerner.

    As Chief Claims Officer, McClellan oversees a team of claims professionals that includes attorneys with decades of experience, who have specialized expertise in property, casualty, professional liability and specialty lines.

    “In addition to providing the exceptional responsiveness and industry-leading claims handling that our brokers and partners have come to expect from Munich Re Specialty Insurance, Mary Beth and her team are deeply embedded in our clients’ business and understand their priorities and concerns,” said Kerner. “Our experts provide valuable industry and claims insight to anticipate and avoid possible claims issues and achieve optimal claims resolution.”


    About Munich Re Specialty Insurance 

    Munich Re Specialty Insurance is a description for the insurance business operations of affiliated companies in the Munich Re Group that share a common directive to offer and deliver specialty property and casualty insurance products and services in North America. Munich Re Specialty Insurance offers its clients innovative risk and claims solutions powered by advanced technology and analytics, superior service and enhanced responsiveness to clients’ needs.

    About Munich Re

    Munich Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions. The group consists of the reinsurance and ERGO business segments, as well as the asset management company MEAG. Munich Re is globally active and operates in all lines of the insurance business. Since it was founded in 1880, Munich Re has been known for its unrivalled risk-related expertise and its sound financial position. It offers customers financial protection when faced with exceptional levels of damage – from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake through to the 2019 Pacific typhoon season. Munich Re possesses outstanding innovative strength, which enables it to also provide coverage for extraordinary risks such as rocket launches, renewable energies or cyberattacks. The company is playing a key role in driving forward the digital transformation of the insurance industry, and in doing so has further expanded its ability to assess risks and the range of services that it offers. Its tailor-made solutions and close proximity to its customers make Munich Re one of the world’s most sought-after risk partners for businesses, institutions, and private individuals.

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