Dean K. Harring retired in February 2013 as the executive vice president and chief claims officer at QBE North America in New York. He has more than 40 years experience as a claims senior executive with companies such as Liberty Mutual, Commercial Union, Providence Washington, Zurich North America, GAB Robins and CNA.
Mr. Harring is a graduate of Bowdoin College and has completed management training at the Kellogg School of Northwestern University and advanced management training at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his chartered property and casualty underwriter (CPCU) designation in 1980 and his certified insurance counselor (CIC) designation in 1992. He has served as a board member of the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the American Insurance Association Claim Administration committee, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Maryland, the Community Law Center and Arbitration Forums. He is also a former member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) executive board, and he received the CLM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
Mr. Harring serves on the faculty of the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, in the certified risk manager and certified insurance counselor programs. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Anne Arundel Community College in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He currently serves as an adviser for CLM Advisors, and he writes regularly on topics related to claims operations, litigation management, leadership and performance. He is the author of the Claims Matters blog.
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