Advisen Announces First Management Liability Award Winners

December 2, 2014

NEW YORK— December 2, 2014 – R-T Specialty’s Kevin LaCroix, Allied World’s Ed Moresco, and Hiscox’s Chris Warrior mla-trophy-350x250were each named Management Liability Person of the Year for USA, Bermuda, and Europe respectively, at the P&C industry’s first-ever Management Liability Awards presented by Advisen Ltd., the single source solution for insurance intelligence.

Award nominees and winners were determined by people’s choice voting. Twenty-eight people and 55 companies were nominated for at least one award. Over 17,000 P&C professionals including underwriters, brokers, risk managers, and insurance buyers, claims handlers, and attorneys were invited to participate, and several thousand voted. Nominees and winners were recognized and applauded at an evening gala emceed by Travelers’ Jeff Klenk at the Grand Hyatt in New York.

Additionally, the first annual “Executive Risk Network Company of the Year” was awarded to The Hartford in recognition of The Hartford’s Management Liability thought-leadership and advancements in data analytics. This award – determined by Advisen’s Editors – is named for Advisen’s forthcoming Executive Risk Network launching in February 2015 that focuses on the confluence of Advisen’s Management Liability data & proprietary news.

2014 Management Liability Award Recipients

  • Industry Person of the Year / USA: Kevin LaCroix of R-T Specialty
  • Industry Person of the Year / Bermuda: Ed Moresco of Allied World
  • Industry Person of the Year / Europe: Chris Warrior of Hiscox
  • Innovation of the Year: AIG for the Halliburton Event Study Endorsement
  • Best Claims Handler of the Year: AIG
  • Best Policy Holders’ Counsel of the Year: Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • Best Insurance Carrier Counsel of the Year: Bailey Cavalieri
  • Best Management Liability Broker: Marsh
  • Best Management Liability Insurer: AIG

Advisen’s CEO Bill Keogh added:

We are pleased to host the industry’s first ever Management Liability Awards resulting from a popular vote. Last night’s event was a great evening where the top achievers in this space were recognized and applauded. If you were one of the 28 people or 55 companies that were nominated, you should feel a certain amount of pride and recognition.

Advisen’s Management Liability Awards signify the highest level of peer approval and recognition indicated by the largest number of votes from the P&C community,” said Rebecca Bole, Director of Editorial Products and Strategy at Advisen. “Given the extent of Advisen’s pricing and loss datasets together with the reach of expanding Management Liability Insights Conference series and the upcoming launch of our Executive Risk Network, we are fortunate to interact frequently with virtually all of the nominees.

Unlike other industry award presentations that kowtow to advertisers, Advisen’s Management Liability Awards are “People’s Choice” awards which leverage Advisen’s vast contact database of over 17,000 P&C professionals who care about Management Liability.