Global reinsurance broker Gallagher Re has announced the appointment of Kelli Morash (pictured above) as executive vice president in North America.
Morash will be based in Dallas. In her new role as part of the newly established North American sales vertical, she will help drive new business growth by drawing on resources across Gallagher’s various business segments, analytic offerings and branch offices, Gallagher Re said.
Morash has more than 30 years of insurance and reinsurance experience. She joins Gallagher from Asurion, one of the world’s largest administrators of mobile phone insurance and extended warranty contracts, where she was vice president of underwriting for six years. Prior to Asurion, Morash served as a partner at TigerRisk, where she focused on property catastrophe reinsurance clients. She has also held roles at Aon Benfield, Partner Re and Chubb.
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“It’s great to be joining the team at Gallagher Re,” Morash said. “There’s a tangible feeling here that we’re doing something big, doing it differently, and doing it together. I’m excited to be a part of that, and to be working with very experienced people who share my determination and client focus.”
“Kelli is an extraordinary addition to our team,” said Jim Bradshaw, CEO, North America at Gallagher Re. “With her broad experience and diverse skill set, she will be an invaluable asset in helping clients navigate through a dynamic and challenging market environment. She is an experienced leader who focuses on team collaboration to ensure that clients and prospective clients receive the best Gallagher Re has to offer, regardless of where that resource resides. She’s a fantastic addition to our team, and an excellent role model for others.”