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Ascot Announces Appointment of John Kuhn to Head of Large Public

NEW YORK, NY, May 22, 2023:

Ascot, a leading global provider of insurance, reinsurance, and underwriting services, today announces the appointment of John Kuhn as Senior Vice President, Management Liability and Head of Large Public.

John will lead the development and execution of Ascot’s Large Public D&O strategy, with a focus on underwriting excellence and portfolio management through dual distribution channels. He will also be responsible for recruiting and onboarding talent, implementing new processes and systems to enhance underwriting excellence and collaborating with business units across Ascot to facilitate effective partnerships and manage exposures. John will be based in the company’s New York office, reporting to Brian Chiolan, Executive Vice President, Head of Management & Professional Liability.

John joins Ascot from AIG where, he was Head of Public D&O – New York, having spent nearly a decade with the organization in a range of financial lines roles. 

This appointment is the latest addition to Ascot’s continued build out of their professional and financial lines practice. They recently expanded the company’s AscotPROTM professional lines capabilities to include Miscellaneous Professional Liability in October and have plans for a new Allied Health product launching this summer.

Commenting on the appointment, Matt Kramer, CEO, Ascot U.S., said, “We are excited to welcome John to Ascot as we continue to expand our financial lines segment. His extensive experience in underwriting, risk management and leadership will be instrumental in driving our growth and further establishing our presence in the public company D&O market.”

John added, “I am thrilled to join Ascot and work with this talented team to deliver innovative solutions and best-in-class service to our clients. I look forward to contributing to the growth and success of the company in the years ahead.”