R&Q appoints chief claims officer for North America
Jess Cardoso, head of Bermuda E&O underwriting, Markel
Markel has appointed Jessica Cardoso as head of office for Markel Bermuda Limited in addition to her current role as senior director and head of Bermuda Errors and Omissions.
With her additional role, Cardoso will continue to help grow Markel's Bermuda presence and will be responsible for supporting the Bermuda operations and overall strategy.
"Jessica's industry experience and commitment to Bermuda will help us strengthen our local presence and provide additional resources for our brokers and insureds," said Jane Peterson, chief underwriting officer, Markel Specialty. "Our Bermuda operations are critical to Markel's overall success, and Jessica is well positioned to serve as a resource for our clients and other leaders in the insurance market."
Jessica has nearly 20 years of experience underwriting errors and omissions, cyber, employment practices, and wage and hour liability, both on a primary and excess basis. Jessica's experience includes underwriting commercial entities and professional firms with both US and international exposures.
"I'm honoured to serve in this important role," said Cardoso. "I look forward to strengthening our brand by continuing to build our relationships with trading partners and within our community, as well as championing our talented Bermuda team."