Doug Kovach joins Concert Insurance as SVP
Industry veteran Doug Kovach has joined Concert Insurance Company as senior vice-president, underwriting and programme management, reporting to chief underwriting officer Joe Alberti.
“Doug has extensive underwriting and programme management experience in the reinsurance and brokerage sectors in both commercial and personal lines,” Mr Alberti said.
“We know his depth of knowledge and expertise are aligned with Concert’s clients and business partners’ growth objectives. We’re delighted to have him on board.”
Mr Kovach has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industries. He joins Concert after ten years at American Family Insurance Company, where he helped to build a profitable $250 million reinsurance business through his strong network of brokers, MGAs and carrier partners, the company said.
Before American Family, Mr Kovach served in senior underwriting roles placing commercial accounts of all sizes for national brokers, including Brown & Brown, Willis and Aon. Early in his career, he served in underwriting management roles for several medium-sized agencies.
Mr Kovach began his career in underwriting at USF&G. Over the years, he has accumulated expertise in underwriting diverse lines of business for a wide variety of industries including construction, restaurants, manufacturing, trucking, architects and engineers, and non-standard auto, the company said.
The announcement was made by Concert Group Holdings Inc, the parent of insurance fronting subsidiaries Concert Insurance Company and Concert Specialty Insurance Company.