NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Karen Quintana is joining XL Group's North America Distribution and Network Team as Vice President and Client Distribution Leader in San Francisco. Karen is based in XL's San Francisco office, reporting to Frank Soldano, XL Group's Regional Leader – West.
Commenting on Karen's appointment, Frank noted: "XL Group has built a reputation for helping businesses manage some very complex risks. And over the last two decades, Karen has built a similar reputation helping many large companies address their most complex risks with effective multi-line insurance solutions."
According to Uwe Schoberth, head of XL Group's North America Distribution and Network team, "Karen's industry knowledge and experience fit perfectly with XL's business strategy and our aspiration to grow throughout the western region where she has built strong business relationships and an impressive track record of placing a large book of business."
Karen joins XL Group from Marsh Risk & Insurance Services in San Francisco where she served as Senior Vice President and Sr. Excess Casualty Placement Representative. She brings to XL Group more than 25 years of insurance industry experience handling complex transactions for national accounts from a wide range of industries including technology, retail, real estate, manufacturing/industrial and financial institutions. Prior to her 22-year tenure with Marsh, Karen held various claims positions with Industrial Indemnity, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company and The Hartford.About XL Group plc's Insurance Operations XL Group plc's insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional and specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world forward choose XL as their partner. To learn more, visit xlgroup.com/insurance About XL Group plc XL Group plc (NYSE: XL), through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. XL is the company clients look to for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit xlgroup.com XL Group is the global brand used by XL Group plc's insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries. SOURCE XL Group