Vanliner Insurance Company, a moving and storage industry insurer, named Ray Wise, a an insurance industry veteran, president.
Prior to joining Vanliner, Wise was vice president and chief sales and marketing officer for CNA’s Small Business. In addition to his seven-year tenure with CNA, he served 18 years with The Hartford in a wide range of roles including underwriting, marketing, operations and product development. During his extensive career with The Hartford, he became a recognized leader in both home office and field positions.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Ray to this key role on the Vanliner team,” said Tony Mercurio, chief executive officer of Vanliner. “He is an insurance professional with a strong reputation for building solid teams, developing new markets and driving innovation. Ray also brings an exceptional track record of establishing long-term relationships with brokers and customers, and has a history of negotiating and implementing many well-known industry products and programs. His extensive background and experience with two large national carriers will serve us well as we position Vanliner for future top and bottom line growth. We are confident that Ray’s leadership will help take Vanliner to the next level of success, and adding Ray to the management team underscores our commitment to marketplace excellence.”
Source: Vanliner Insurance Company