Northeast Offices Closed February 9

Due to a winter storm expected to hit the Northeast on Thursday, several OneBeacon offices will be closed on  February 9 including:

  • Connecticut- Farmington
  • Massachusetts- Boston, Canton and Quincy
  • New Jersey- Holmdel and Morristown
  • New York- New York City
  • Pennsylvania- Blue Bell

Those employees able to work from home should be reachable by phone and email. All offices are anticipated to be open for business as usual on Friday, February 10.

OneBeacon Entertainment to Sponsor and Attend 36th Annual MUSE Awards

OneBeacon Entertainment is pleased to attend and contribute as a Platinum sponsor to the 36th annual MUSE Awards.  Hosted by New York Women in Film & Television,  the MUSE Awards is an annual gala holiday event to celebrate women in the entertainment industry.

This year’s honorees include : Actors Mary-Louise Parker, Debi Mazar and Martha Plimpton; Marcia Smith (President of Firelight Media); and Jacki Kelley (Chief Operating Officer of Bloomberg Media). The event will take place Thursday, December 8, from 11:30 AM-2:30 PM at the New York Hilton hotel.

For more information about the MUSE Awards or New York Women in Film & Television, please visit www.nywift.org.

OneBeacon Welcomes Joe Fitzgerald to Lead Entertainment Business

We are pleased to announce that Joe Fitzgerald has joined OneBeacon as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating & Underwriting Officer of OneBeacon Entertainment reporting to Jeff Richardson. In his new role, Joe will lead our entertainment business, working primarily out of our Los Angeles office. With 35 years of specialty experience, including more than 24 years focused exclusively on the entertainment segment, we are excited to welcome Joe to the team. For the past 10 years, he served as National Entertainment Manager at Chubb, and previously spent much of his career at other leading carriers managing all lines of film, theater, live entertainment and contingency risks.

OneBeacon Entertainment’s goal is to provide a compelling market for your entertainment risks that align to our capabilities, backed by the strength of OneBeacon Insurance Group. For more information on our entertainment products and team, please visit onebeaconentertainment.com.

Mark Stuckel Joins OneBeacon Entertainment to Lead Chicago Office

We are pleased to announce that OneBeacon Entertainment has opened an office in Chicago, Ill. led by Mark Stuckel. In this new role, Mark reports to Brenda Campbell, from the Los Angeles office.

OneBeacon Entertainment President Peter Williams said, “We are very pleased to welcome Mark to OneBeacon and especially excited to establish a presence in Chicago. Mark’s longtime focus on the casino and gaming industry brings the expertise required to serve our Midwest clients and build on our strong foundation in this entertainment sector.”

Mark comes to OneBeacon with 35 years of underwriting experience, much of which was spent serving in various underwriting and management roles at Zurich North America. Over that time, he has specifically focused on the entertainment insurance segment, with a particular expertise in the casino and gaming sector.

A warm welcome to Mark!

For more information about OneBeacon Entertainment, please visit http://www.onebeaconentertainment.com.

OneBeacon Entertainment Redesigns Website

OneBeacon Entertainment (OBE) is pleased to announce its newly redesigned website, www.onebeaconentertainment.com.  Now you can get the same great information about our offerings in the entertainment, sports and leisure space, but with a little bit more style and function!  Plus, contact an underwriter directly or stay up to date on all the news and events regarding OBE.  Check out the site and see what you think!