Joyn appoints former AIG boss to board

Joyn appoints former AIG boss to board

Insurtech company Joyn Insurance has announced the appointment of former AIG chief Brian Duperreault to its board as an independent director.

Duperreault previously served as executive chairman for AIG’s board of directors and as CEO of AIG from 2017 to 2021. Prior to joining AIG, he held senior roles at Hamilton Insurance Group, Marsh & McLennan Companies, and ACE Limited.

“Brian Duperreault is without question one of the biggest names and most experienced leaders in the entire insurance industry, and we are proud that he will be bringing his expertise to our board of directors,” said Seraina Macia, CEO of Joyn. “Brian has long believed in and supported Joyn’s mission to integrate insurance, data, and technology to create a best-in-class insurance experience, and his wealth of expertise will be critical as Joyn continues to grow.”

“I’ve argued for many years that the insurance industry is ripe for transformation, and the team that Joyn has assembled is changing the game for insurance in ways that are long overdue,” Duperreault said. “Seraina Macia is one of the most dynamic and forward-thinking leaders in insurance today and the product that her team has created will be the future of this industry.

“I am honored to be able to play a part in Joyn’s future.”

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Duperreault’s appointment comes after the company appointed Jim Hackbarth as its first independent director earlier this month, Hackbarth is the former president and CEO of Assurex Global, the world’s largest privately held risk management commercial insurance brokerage group.

Founded in 2021, Joyn Insurance integrates insurance, data and technology expertise to provide what has been described as a faster, more accurate and more transparent insurance experience.

Since entering the market, the company has bound more than 700 policies with approximately 10 trading partners, covering more than 400 insureds. Joyn offers excess and surplus coverage for property, general liability and excess for companies in 36 states and Washington, D.C.

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