Laura F. Coppola, regional head of financial lines for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) in North America, is responsible for the strategic development and execution of AGCS’ financial lines products across all sectors of commercial and financial institution entities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
AGCS launched financial lines in North America in January 2015 when she was the first hire of the new division, to launch the commercial management liability portfolio. Since then, she has been an instrumental leader who has built a team of best-in-class underwriters and has set the strategy and developed an innovative product mix that drives profitability and the AGCS value proposition to its customers. Her team focuses exclusively on offering financial lines insurance for all companies ranging from the largest global multinationals to small and medium-sized enterprises.
Coppola previously held senior underwriting positions at Arch Insurance, the Hartford and Travelers.