Kara Higginbotham Appointed as Head of Professional Liability and Cyber for U.S. National Accounts at Zurich North America

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By: | May 3, 2024

Zurich North America appointed Kara Higginbotham as the new head of professional liability and cyber for U.S. National Accounts. She will lead a team of underwriters serving the company’s largest U.S. corporate and middle market customers.

“Kara has more than 16 years of Financial Lines underwriting experience and brings technical acumen as well as strong relationships with customers and brokers to the role,” said Brian Zink, head of financial lines for U.S. National Accounts. “Her deep understanding of the current portfolio adds to her qualifications for this position.”

Higginbotham joined Zurich in 2018 as the head of corporate accounts for the professional liability and cyber team. In her new role, she will be responsible for the development and execution of the underwriting strategy for retail professional liability and cyber insurance offerings. She will also collaborate with Excess & Surplus teams and the SpearTip Cyber Risk Management team within Zurich Resilience Solutions.

“In this new role, I look forward to the opportunity to serve Zurich’s professional liability & cyber team in a broader capacity,” Higginbotham said. “We will continue to explore areas for profitable growth and ways to support our customers’ needs now and in the future.” &

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