Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company Appoints Erik W. Matson to Commercial
Insurance Field Executive
NOVATO, Calif. -- May 20, 2013
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company announces the appointment of Erik W. Matson
to the position of commercial insurance field executive.
In this role, Matson will be responsible for growing Fireman’s Fund’s
commercial insurance business, including middle market, small business and
farm & ranch business. He will be based in Fireman’s Fund’s Liberty Corner
office in New Jersey.
“Erik’s strategic and practical approach, coupled with his leadership skills,
will enhance the effectiveness of our commercial insurance organization,” said
Kathleen Zortman, Chief Field Executive at Fireman’s Fund. “As a veteran
underwriter, Erik boosts our capabilities as an expert provider of specialized
insurance solutions for our agents, brokers and policyholders.”
As a 25-year industry veteran, Matson most recently served as the regional
president of the Americas for AIG small/medium commercial lines and program
businesses. Prior to AIG, Matson worked for Munich Re Group, IBM, Deloitte,
and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Matson studied at the London School of Economics, the University of Chicago
and Harvard Graduate School of Business. He earned his MBA in finance from
Monmouth University and undergraduate degree in economics from Drew
University. He is also a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force.
About Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company
Founded in 1863, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company is celebrating its 150^th
anniversary as a premier property and casualty insurance company providing
personal and commercial insurance products backed by industry-leading claims
and risk management solutions. Fireman’s Fund is a leader in high-net-worth,
entertainment, and green insurance. Since 2004, the company has donated more
than $30 million in grants to local fire departments across the U.S. as part
of its commitment to safer communities. Fireman’s Fund is a member of the
Allianz Group, one of the world’s largest providers of property and casualty
insurance, ranked 28th on Fortune’s Global 500 list of the world’s largest
corporations. For additional information, visit www.firemansfund.com.
© 2013 Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, Novato, CA 94998
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company
Suzanne Meraz, 415-899-3647
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