Press Release

Victor Sordillo appointed Senior Vice President, Loss Control

New York, NY – QBE North America, an operating division of QBE Group, today announced that Victor Sordillo has joined the organization as Senior Vice President, Loss Control.

Mr. Sordillo will plan, direct and execute QBE North America's loss control vision and strategy by developing long-range business objectives, establishing a strategic framework to guide regional operations, directing risk-management practices that help reduce losses while favorably affecting new business sales and renewal retention, and ensuring alignment with sales and underwriting strategies.

Based in New York City, Mr. Sordillo will report to Alan Driscoll, Chief Underwriting Officer, QBE North America.

A proven loss control executive with strong risk management expertise, Mr. Sordillo has a track record of success. He joins QBE from the Chubb Group, where he spent 30 years in roles of increasing scope and responsibility. Most recently, Mr. Sordillo held the role of Global Technical Services Manager, where he was accountable for property and casualty strategy; oversaw large-loss investigation and claims review; and directed worldwide divisional safety and security engineering services. In prior roles, Mr. Sordillo managed loss control operations for the entire U.S. East Coast as well as Canada and Latin America. He also led the team that developed technical guidelines used companywide to ensure profitable underwriting.

Mr. Sordillo is active in his community and has served as the mayor of Warren Township in New Jersey for 16 years. He is also on the Board of Directors of United Way and the American Red Cross, and is an instructor for both the New York City and New Jersey police academies.

"We're pleased to have Victor join our leadership team at QBE," said Mr. Driscoll. "This appointment further underscores our commitment to customer service excellence and loss prevention. We are focused on being able to identify potential sources of risk and help our customers take action to reduce their chance of making a claim.”

Mr. Sordillo holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Tufts University and an MBA degree from the University of Massachusetts. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Registered Professional Engineer (PE), specializing in fire protection and structures.

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 2015 of $4.6 billion. QBE Insurance Group's 2015 results can be found at Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 43 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. QBE insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard & Poor's. Additional information can be found at, or follow QBE North America on Twitter.

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