Philadelphia Insurance Companies Names New Senior Vice President

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James Decker promoted to Senior Vice President of Underwriting

James Decker

James’ strategic thinking, expertise, and leadership abilities have contributed to our growth and success over the past 10 years

Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY), a leading commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance company for niche markets, announces the promotion of James Decker from Vice President to Senior Vice President of Underwriting.

Mr. Decker will continue to oversee the Sports, Recreation, and Public Service Underwriting Divisions in his new role. He joined PHLY in 2006 as an Underwriter, after seven years of holding various Claims, Subrogation, and Underwriting positions in the industry. He has contributed to and led several company initiatives responsible for improving PHLY’s underwriting, profitability, and growth. Most recently, he led the integration of the Allen J. Flood business following PHLY’s acquisition of the company in 2015. Mr. Decker is currently playing a significant role in synergy efforts with both Tokio Marine HCC and Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Company in Canada.

“James’ strategic thinking, expertise, and leadership abilities have contributed to our growth and success over the past 10 years,” said John Glomb, executive vice president and chief underwriting officer. “I am looking forward to James continuing to influence our results in a meaningful way in his new role.”

Mr. Decker has worked in the insurance industry for 18 years. A graduate of Villanova University, he received his MBA from St. Joseph’s University and holds the CPCU, ARM, Are, and ASLI designations, among others.

About Philadelphia Insurance
Philadelphia Insurance Companies designs, markets, and underwrites commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance products incorporating value added coverages and services for select industries. In operation since 1962, the Company, whose commercial lines insurance subsidiaries are rated ’A++’ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and ’A+’ for counterparty credit and financial strength by Standard & Poor’s, is nationally recognized as a member of Ward's Top 50, National Underwriter’s Top 100, and one of the Top 150 Workplaces in America. Policies are underwritten by Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company. The organization has 50 offices strategically located across the United States to provide superior service. For more information, please visit http://www.PHLY.com.

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