Acrisure Re, the reinsurance division of top-10 global insurance broker and fintech platform Acrisure, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Cross to President of the North American division, effective 1st January 2022.
Previously head of the Burlington, North Carolina office and NA COO, Cross will now focus on running and developing the strategic direction of Acrisure Re’s reinsurance business in the United States and Canada. Since joining Acrisure Re almost seven years ago, Cross has been a key member of the leadership team and has been instrumental in managing and implementing Acrisure Re’s North American business operations and strategy.
In addition, Michael Fitzgerald has been promoted to Office Head of the Burlington, NC office where he will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the NC office. Michael Fitzgerald joined the Acrisure Re team in 2015 and has over 20 years of experience in the (re)insurance industry.
Simon Hedley, CEO of Acrisure Re, said: “I am thrilled to promote such dedicated members of our team. Mike Cross has been an instrumental part of our leadership team for many years, and he will be pivotal as we look to expand our U.S. and Canadian offering. In addition, Michael Fitzgerald is the ideal candidate to lead our Burlington office and I am delighted to also welcome him to the North American leadership team. These promotions showcase our commitment to strengthening our market position in the U.S. and Canada and further enable us to support our continued growth.”