Zurich North America Head of Construction Kelly Kinzer announced today that Tobias “Toby” Cushing has joined Zurich as Head of Construction Casualty for U.S. National Accounts, which serves large corporate and captive customers.
At Zurich, Cushing will lead development and execution of diverse strategies to deliver excellence for customers in the U.S. National Accounts Construction Casualty portfolio. Cushing also will have direct oversight of the Construction Casualty field underwriting organization. He will be based in Schaumburg.
“Serving in a critical role, Toby will build on the strength of a knowledgeable, experienced and highly committed Construction team at Zurich,” Kinzer said. “I am confident Toby’s skills and experience will position the Construction Casualty team for continued success. We are excited to welcome him to Zurich.”
Prior to joining Zurich, Cushing held a number of leadership positions in his nearly 12 years at The Hartford. Those included Chief Underwriting Officer for Construction and Head of Field Underwriting and Sales.
He also has insurance litigation experience, having previously worked for Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.Cushing graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Houghton College in Houghton, New York.
He received his Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law, in North Haven, Connecticut, and his Master of Insurance Law from the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford.
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