In this role, Mr. Bleich will use his deep industry expertise and experience to guide the strategic development of Commercial Agriculture underwriting and operational framework by driving effectiveness, strong risk analysis, and continual policy and process improvement to deliver organizational growth.
A proven agriculture leader with strong underwriting expertise, Mr. Bleich joins QBE from Nationwide where he spent the past 12 years working in the Agribusiness division, most recently as Agribusiness Underwriting Director, where he was responsible for profitably growing a 17 state underwriting territory, and driving strong multi-channel agency partnerships.
“Nathan’s appointment further strengthens our Commercial Agribusiness department and will allow us to continue to build and execute our growth strategy with the benefit of his deep industry expertise and knowledge,” said Mr. Grote.
“Commercial Agriculture is a critical growth segment for our Commercial Insurance business. Nathan’s leadership of the dedicated underwriting team servicing the unique needs of our commercial agriculture clients will position us as a market of choice,” added Mr. Grote.
SOURCE QBE North America