President, Global Underwriting
Maroun Mourad is president of Global Underwriting, leading Verisk’s businesses across life insurance, U.S. commercial lines underwriting, and property and casualty underwriting internationally.
Maroun is a data analytics and insurance executive, profitably growing businesses for 22 years in the United States, UK, Europe, and emerging markets. In Maroun’s leadership roles at Gen Re, AIG, Arch, and Zurich, he served clients across underwriting (production and technical), operations, and general management.
He led teams and businesses in personal and commercial lines spanning multiple customer segments, distribution channels, and cultures. Maroun’s focus on team-building, customer-centricity, and delivering quality results drove business transformations in established, start-up, and turnaround environments.
Maroun is an industry thought leader, public speaker, volunteer, and mentor. His first book, The Insurance Management Playbook: A Leader’s Guide, published in 2014, demonstrates his passion for the insurance business.
Maroun holds a JD and a BA in political science, both from the University of California, Berkeley. He has also completed several executive education programs, including the AIG Mini-MBA at the Columbia Business School and the Zurich Executive Leadership Program at the London Business School.
Maroun is a board member for the northeast division of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, a volunteer with New York Cares, and an advisory board member of the NOMI Network, a global nonprofit that supports economic development to fight human trafficking.