Jeff Kaufmann is a veteran insurance executive with 35+ years’ experience in specialty underwriting, focused on ocean marine, inland marine, energy, and supporting property and casualty lines. He is responsible for managing and expanding our industry-leading inland marine and ocean marine portfolios, maintaining a highly skilled and dedicated national team with deep marine underwriting expertise. Mr. Kaufmann sets strategic marine underwriting direction, implements operational efficiencies, places and manages effective marine reinsurance programs, and expands the MSIG USA distribution network by building strong relationships with producers that value our partnership approach.
Prior to joining MSIG USA, Mr. Kaufmann served as Vice President and National Underwriting Executive for the marine business and held various senior management roles leading marine businesses for insurers such as Tower Group Companies, ANV Global Services, XL Insurance, and Reliance National Insurance Company. A graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a B.S. in marine transportation, he is a member of the American Institute of Marine Underwriters.