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QBE North America and Tangram Insurance Services announce Janitorial Program

QBE North America, an integrated specialist insurer, and Tangram Insurance Services, a national program administrator, today announced a strategic program alliance providing tailored and competitive package products to commercial building service companies who serve janitors, painters, paper hangers and carpet cleaners.

The Janitorial Program will expand the footprint of QBE North America's Property & Casualty market segment and delivers its specialized expertise to this niche customer segment. It is part of the company's overall strategy to meet the targeted and evolving needs of customers through a limited and preferred network of agents and brokers.

"We are thrilled to partner with Tangram Insurance Services to offer a program specialized for commercial janitorial and building service businesses," said Glenn Skrynecki, Senior Vice President, Head of Programs at QBE North America. "The combined offering exemplifies our commitment to offer integrated solutions tailored for our customers' needs."

The program is designed especially for commercial janitorial and related building service businesses and offers an integrated solution including a wide range of coverages such as General Liability, Commercial Auto, Property, Inland Marine, and Crime. The program provides the ability to write coverage as a package policy with coverage extensions that are automatically included and designed specifically for commercial janitorial and building service businesses. The program is currently available in 27 states including DC (AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, KY, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NV, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, and WA) and may be expanded to more states.

"We are excited to offer janitorial organizations and other building service companies a state of the art insurance package solution. We will provide necessary coverage and services for their specific types of operations. QBE is a great program partner and will be integral to bringing this to the marketplace," said Rekha Schipper, President, Tangram Insurance Services.

Tangram Insurance Services
Tangram Insurance Services, Inc. is a national program administrator that brings in-depth underwriting, servicing and marketing capabilities to a variety of industries. With nearly 20 years in existence, Tangram delivers niche insurance solutions for social services entities, fuel and propane dealers, artisan contractors, janitors and more.

About QBE
QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the largest insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE NA reported Gross Written Premiums in 2016 of $4.6 billion. QBE Insurance Group's 2016 results can be found at Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 37 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. The actual terms and coverage for all lines of business are subject to the language of the policies as issued. QBE insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard & Poor's. Additional information can be found at, or by following QBE North America on Twitter.

Michele Lamarre, Lead Communications Partner, 212.894.7878,