David Pieffer is head of the property & casualty practice at J.D. Power. He is responsible for leading the development and expansion of syndicated studies and proprietary P&C insurance industry services in North America.
Prior to joining J.D. Power in 2017, Pieffer served as president and CEO for Samsung Fire & Marine Management, where he was responsible for the development and leadership of a $150 million startup insurance company. He built the organization from the ground up, overseeing everything from securing state filings to write policies throughout the U.S. to developing an IT infrastructure to support underwriting, claims, reporting, reinsurance and accounting functions.
He also served as senior vice president and chief underwriting officer at Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, where he helped expand the company’s domestic U.S. operations, and has held senior positions with American International Underwriters and Maryland Casualty/Zurich North America. Zurich North America and Maryland Casualty.
Pieffer holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Miami University of Ohio.