Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 26, 2013
NAPW honors Gail N. Nishijima as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in the insurance industry with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 400 Local Chapters.
“To be successful in my position you need to have excellent interpersonal skills, strong negotiation skills, strong organizational skills and financial analytical skills,” says Ms. Nishijima. An insurance professional for nearly 30 years, Ms. Nishijima brings a wealth of industry knowledge and business acumen to her role at Risk Specialists Companies Insurance Agency, Inc. (RSCIA), the E&S Division for AIG, a leading international insurance company.
At RSCIA, Ms. Nishijima is responsible for multiple casualty lines general liability, products liability (including products recall), public entities and transportation (vehicular and rail) and excess for those lines of business. Her main focus is on transportation, she says, a targeted industry for AIG. "I manage a book of new and renewal business using technical analysis combined with marketing and sales skills to meet production underwriting goals (growth and maintaining loss and expense ratios),” says Ms. Nishijima.
Excellent analytical skills, outstanding leadership qualities and effective communication style are the hallmarks of her results-driven work ethic and her dedication to her career. Ms. Nishijima willingly shares her industry knowledge and is active in the training and development of new employees. Her many professional successes include winning AIG’s Deal Maker in 2010, 2011 and 2012, when she was recognized for her exceptional work writing targeted new business transportation accounts.
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