CNA Hardy poaches Chubb exec for life sciences and tech head role


Specialist commercial insurer CNA Hardy has appointed David Legassick as head of life sciences, technology and cyber, responsible for all international business across the company and Lloyd’s platforms.

Legassick will report to the head of healthcare and technology Rhonda Buege. He joins CNA Hardy from Chubb where he has held a number of positions including underwriting specialist and London team manager and, most recently, UK and Ireland technology and life Sciences manager.

"David has significant experience in managing both life sciences and technology industry segments," said Buege. "His track record in creating package insurance solutions for these sectors perfectly aligns with our ambition for growth. As an organisation, we are extremely optimistic about the opportunities that exist for us as a specialist insurer, and I am delighted to welcome such a strong leader to CNA Hardy."

The company added that Legassick's appointment follows a number of senior hires and internal promotions in the segment, including Tony Bainbridge who joined CNA Hardy in Singapore as senior healthcare underwriter, and Matt Sumpter, who was promoted to technology underwriting director.

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