In his new role, Russo will be responsible for the management, oversight and operational execution of Ironshore’s business development strategies throughout its regional distribution platform. He assumes the position from Kevin Fee, who was recently appointed chief operating officer of Ironshore Environmental. Russo will report to David Frediani, president of U.S. field operations.
Russo has more than seventeen years of underwriting and management experience within the commercial insurance sector, focusing primarily on business development and client relationship initiatives.
He joins Ironshore from AIG, where he served for more than eight years in various leadership positions in the Philadelphia office. Most recently, he was vice president of the major accounts practice, overseeing marketing, client servicing and claims management for clients and brokers on behalf of AIG industry sector groups. Russo also was regional underwriting manager and senior underwriter for AIG.
Ironshore, a Liberty Mutual Company, provides broker-sourced specialty property and casualty insurance coverages for varying risks located throughout the world. Select specialty coverages are underwritten at Lloyd’s through Ironshore’s Pembroke Syndicate 4000.