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Combined Insurance Company of America

Multinational Regional Manager, Commercial Insurance (343606)


Corporate Insurance Manager



Chicago, Illinois, United States

Multinational Commercial Insurance Regional Manager - Midwest

We are looking for a strategic and dynamic Multinational Regional leader to drive profit, growth, and talent development of our $37M Regional Multinational book of Commercial Insurance P&C business. This is a critical leadership role in the region with 6 direct reports. The Multinational book represents a key business segment with significant growth potential with a diverse group of distribution partners and business mix.


The Multinational Commercial Insurance Regional Manager is responsible for the profit, growth, distribution, and sales management of the Multinational commercial book of business. This leadership position manages 6 underwriters, including one Multinational Specialist. Critical priorities for this role include underwriting guidance/expertise, staff development, performance management, marketing and agency relationships and sales and marketing acumen development. Specific responsibilities include:

Profit and Growth:

  • Accountability for total premium, retention, profitability and expense management.
  • Execution of underwriting strategies for new and renewal business including catastrophe management.
  • Oversight of underwriting excellence throughout the department to ensure adherence to strategy, authority and the achievement of satisfactory audit results.
  • Management of underwriting referral process, enterprise process and coordination of accounts that fall outside of branch authority.

Sales and Distribution:

  • Assessment of the territory and identification of opportunities across all CI segments based on the industries represented in the region.
  • New Business Pipeline development and management through the targeted use of CI tools (PROV1, CI Prime, Tracker)
  • Development of sales and marketing strategies to ensure effective positioning of CI products and services.
  • Collaboration with the Branch Manager and Marketing Manager to strategically and effectively leverage producer relationships.
  • Primary responsibility for producer management, marketplace visibility, effective travel and coordination with remote resources for the CI team.
  • Coordination and execution of customer focus through stewardship and direct customer engagement.

Staff Development and Leadership:

  • Responsible for a team comprised of 6 direct reports.
  • Accountability for the performance management process for all staff including timely performance reviews, compensation planning and implementation, development planning and performance management as needed.
  • In coordination with HR, accountability for developing a pipeline of talent to fill anticipated and unexpected vacancies
  • Consistent coaching, career counseling and skill development for all CI staff
  • Accountability for perpetuating a positive, collaborative and diverse work environment

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • 5-10 years of insurance industry experience
  • Knowledge of Controlled Master Programs and international casualty underwriting principles highly desirable.
  • Experience with managing field distribution (broker, regional, independent agents, aggregators)
  • Exceptional leadership and people management skills
  • Strong technical/underwriting experience and background
  • Marketing/sales skills and demonstrated ability to build strategic relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities with flexibility and adaptability
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and teamwork
  • Budget/Expense Management and Project Management