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    Neal Wilkinson

    Neal Wilkinson

    Product Leader - US Executive Risk and M&A

    Corporate governance reforms in the United States in recent years have added significantly to the responsibilities of executive and non-executive directors of public companies. Directors understandably look for robust insurance coverage to protect them in the execution of these responsibilities.

    D&O risks now extend well beyond traditional claims for which D&O cover was originally designed.

    Directors and officers are increasingly becoming involved in investigations and inquiries by regulatory authorities, which can prove extremely costly. Under the new Beazley policy forms, coverage for investigations and inquiries is provided as soon as the directors and officers are targeted by way of subpoenas and/or Wells Notices.

    Highlights

    • Non rescindable coverage options for all insuring agreements
    • Broad investigation & inquiry coverage for D&Os
    • Broad definition of loss includes FCPA, UK Bribery Act, Section 308 of SOX and other fines and penalties where insurable
    • Exclusions apply only to "that portion of" any claim
    • Entity vs insured exclusion in lieu of insured vs insured exclusion
    • Automatic Side A reinstatement of limit- round the clock basis for any separate claim
    • International capabilities provided by our Beazley Bridge product 

    Beazley also offers Entity+ regulatory investigations and inquiries and Side A D&O coverage for U.S. based multinational corporations through our product Beazley Bridge. Click here to learn more about Beazley Bridge.

    Key territories

    US domiciled companies

    Non-US domiciled companies through our London office

    Admitted/Non-admitted

    Both available

    Target market

    US publicly traded companies, excluding financial institutions

    Financial Institutions are only underwritten in London

    Limits

    Up to US $25,000,000, written primary or excess  

    Package or stand-alone

    Stand-alone

    Public company D&O team

    Claims

    William Clarke

    Claims Team Leader - Executive Risk

    William Clarke

    New York, NY, USA

    +1 646 943 5919

    Underwriters

    Jordan Benshoof

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Jordan Benshoof

    Los Angeles, CA, USA

    +1 213 228 7733

    Ashley Dietz

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Ashley Dietz

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    +1 770 351 1732

    Deirdre Finn

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Deirdre Finn

    New York, NY, USA

    +1 917 344 3310

    Marc Galindo

    Underwriter – US Executive Risk

    Marc Galindo

    Dallas, TX, USA

    +1 972 419 8012

    Christina Herald

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Christina Herald

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    Anthony Komro

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Anthony Komro

    Chicago, IL, USA

    +1 312 476 6208

    Jason Lowney

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Jason Lowney

    +1 917 344 3313

    Steven Marciniak

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Steven Marciniak

    Chicago, IL, USA

    Matt Niehaus

    Underwriter – US Executive Risk

    Matt Niehaus

    Chicago, IL, USA

    Jonathon Palmquist

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Jonathon Palmquist

    New York, NY, USA

    Hugo Rivera

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Hugo Rivera

    New York, NY, USA

    +1 646 943 5921

    James Rizzo

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    James Rizzo

    New York, NY, USA

    +1 646 943 5901

    Jeremie Saada

    Head of US Executive Risk

    Jeremie Saada

    New York, NY, USA

    +1 646 943 5908

    Amanda Schaefer

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Amanda Schaefer

    +1 972 419 8040

    Karina Windel

    Underwriter - US Executive Risk

    Karina Windel

    Chicago, IL, USA

    +1 312 476 6260

    Public company D&O forms

    Application forms

    D&O Admitted Application
    D&O Renewal Application

    Brochures

    Executive Risk Claims
    Public Company D&O factsheet

    Wordings / policies

    Advanced Boardroom and Company Protection primary policy
    Beazley Armour

    The descriptions contained on this website are for preliminary informational purposes only. In the US, the product may be available on an admitted basis in some but not all jurisdictions through Beazley Insurance Company, Inc. In other US jurisdictions, the product is underwritten by Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's and is available only on a surplus lines basis through licensed surplus lines brokers. The publication and delivery of the information contained herein is not intended as a solicitation for the purchase of insurance on any US risk.

    Except where products are issued by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., coverages are underwritten by Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's and will vary depending on individual country law requirements and may be unavailable in some countries.  The exact coverage afforded by the products described herein is subject to and governed by the terms and conditions of each policy issued.

    Some coverages are made available through Beazley USA Services, Inc., which is a service company that is a part of the Beazley Group and has authority to enter into contracts of insurance on behalf of the Lloyd's underwriting members of Lloyd's syndicates 623 and 2623 which are managed by Beazley Furlonge Limited.  Beazley USA Services, Inc. is licensed and regulated by insurance regulatory authorities in the respective states of the US and transacts business in the State of California as Beazley Insurance Services (License#: 0G55497).