Throughout the next few weeks, PLUS will gather expert speakers in a variety of business lines to discuss the possible effects of COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus, from an underwriting, risk management, and legal perspective. To kick this series off, we have a D&O focused discussion.
Listen here to D&O Perspectives on Coronavirus:
Kevin LaCroix, Executive Vice President at RT ProExec
Kevin LaCroix is an Executive Vice President at RT ProExec, Beachwood, Ohio, a division of R-T Specialty, LLC. RT ProExec is an insurance intermediary focused exclusively on management liability issues. Kevin is also the author of the Internet weblog, The D&O Diary, which the New York Times called “influential” and the Wall Street Journal described as “widely followed.” Kevin has been involved in directors’ and officers’ liability insurance issues for more than 35 years.
Carl Metzger, Partner and Chair of Risk Management & Insurance at Goodwin Procter
Carl Metzger is a partner in Goodwin’s Financial Industry and Business Litigation practices and Chair of the firm’s Risk Management & Insurance practice and Chair of the firm’s Partnership Committee. His clients include both public and private companies, major insurance carriers and brokerages, private equity and venture capital firms and non-profit and educational institutions.
Rob Yellen, Executive Vice President, D&O and Fiduciary Liability Product Leader, FINEX at Willis Towers Watson
With over 28 years of Financial Lines industry experience, Rob Yellen is a respected leader in the management and professional liability space. He currently works with Willis Towers Watson, FINEX NA brokers and claims advocates to identify and track developments in risk, coverage and markets, and with our business partners to develop innovative, best-in-class strategies and solutions. Rob joined Willis Towers Watson in 2015 from AIG where, during his 14-year tenure, he served in several key leadership roles–including Chief Underwriting Officer, Financial Lines, U.S. and Canada and, most recently, Head of Product Development for Financial Lines–globally and for the Americas Region.