WNC Insurance Services Inc. announced the appointment of Eric Wurmser as President of the Lender-Placed Insurance Division. In his role, Wurmser is responsible for the design and delivery of WNC’s insurance products and services to financial institutions, including lender-placed hazard, flood, wind and real estate-owned insurance, collateral protection insurance, guaranteed asset protection, and related outsourcing solutions.
“Eric’s extensive knowledge of the industry and proven track record of performing for clients and building highly effective teams make him an ideal fit to advance the Lender-Placed Insurance Division’s strategic objectives,” said Patrick Blandford, Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining WNC, Wurmser spent more than 16 years with multiple providers in the lender-placed insurance industry, serving in several senior leadership roles that spanned across operations, finance and product. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of Product & Finance at SWBC in San Antonio, Texas, where he had profit and loss (P&L) responsibility over all insurance products sold within the financial institution space.
Wurmser holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration, with an emphasis in management information systems, from California State University, Northridge. He is based in WNC’s office in Dallas, Texas.
About WNC Insurance Services Inc.
As a leading property and casualty underwriting agency, WNC Insurance Services offers a broad suite of tailored specialty risk management solutions, including private flood, construction and lender-placed products. WNC includes Precise Adjustments, a wholly owned subsidiary that provides industry-leading claims capabilities, and HomeownerSelect®, an innovative lender-placed insurance alternative.
Founded in 1962, WNC is a wholly owned company of Tokio Marine Kiln, one of the largest carriers in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market and a member of the Tokio Marine Group. WNC has corporate offices in South Pasadena, Calif., and Chicago, Ill., and operating centers in Dallas, Texas, Naperville, Ill., and Miami, Fla. For more information, visit our website at www.tokiomarinehighland.com.
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