Allianz AGCS poaches NA head of cyber from Willis Towers Watson
Allianz Group's specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Thomas Kang as head of cyber in North America.
Kang joins AGCS from Willis Towers Watson, where he served as global cyber product leader since 2018. He is said to have formulated cyber product strategy across both traditional and specialty lines of business, and oversaw the execution of transactional and strategic initiatives across all regions at WTW. Prior to that, he was with The Hartford, planning and implementing a corporate strategic vision for the cyber insurance line of business, and spearheading growth in cyber, media and tech E&O (Errors and Omissions) portfolios across the enterprise. He also spent three years at ACE Group in senior Cyber service and claims functions.
Based in New York, Kang will report to Paul Schiavone, North America regional head of financial lines, North America and regional head of corporate long tail lines and ART.
“Tom is a respected and recognized leader in the cyber insurance industry with a strong acumen in underwriting and a solid presence within the broker community,” said Schiavone. “His strategic and managerial expertise will be critical as we expand our cyber presence in North America.”