Safety National Casualty Corporation, the U.S. market leader in excess workers’ compensation and a significant writer of multi-line large casualty business, announced today that Matthew Hartmann has joined the company as Regional Underwriting Manager in the Large Casualty department. He will be based in Safety National’s newly established Chicago Regional Office.
With over 15 years of industry experience, Hartmann brings a strong large casualty background to Safety National. Hartmann previously served as the National Accounts Business Development Director at The Hartford, where he was responsible for key Midwest broker relationships, new and renewal business development and underwriting in the large casualty marketplace. Other experience includes positions with AIG and ACE.
In his new capacity with Safety National, Hartmann will focus on underwriting and servicing regional and national accounts involving Safety National’s Large Casualty product offering which includes Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Auto and General Liability lines of coverage. He will work closely with Safety’s Large Casualty business development, underwriting and service teams in the Midwest and nationwide as the division continues to grow.
“We are pleased to welcome Matt Hartmann to Safety National,” said Gus Aivaliotis, vice president, large casualty at Safety National. “Matt’s broad industry knowledge, combined with his strong broker and risk manager relationships across the Midwest, will serve to further entrench Safety National as the carrier of choice for well controlled accounts that recognize the value of maintaining long term carrier partnerships.”
Coinciding with Hartmann’s arrival, Safety National will be opening its fifth regional office in Chicago. Other regional office locations include New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Atlanta, with corporate headquarters located in St. Louis, Missouri.
Contact details for Matthew Hartmann:
200 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60606
Direct (312) 382-2399 * Cell (224) 279-3334 * Fax (314) 810-5465