As Chief Operating Officer, Eric Wurmser is responsible for product development and digital distribution, claims, marketing and communications, and operating system coordination with Tokio Marine Highland’s parent company, Tokio Marine Kiln. He joined Tokio Marine Highland in 2019 as President of the Specialty Property Division, responsible for the design and delivery of insurance products and services to financial institutions.
Prior to joining Tokio Marine Highland, Eric 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. His responsibilities included the development of operational strategies, financial and management reporting, operational analytics, and strategic and tactical planning. In his most recent role with a lender-placed provider, Eric had P&L responsibility over all insurance products sold within the financial institution space. This comprised of creating and executing on plans to improve production, strategic guidance around underwriting/operational improvement initiatives, product development, and partnering with sales and account management on improving product penetration and client acquisition strategies.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration, with an emphasis in management information systems from California State University, Northridge.