NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crum & Forster (C&F) announced that Joseph Prystupa has joined the company as Vice President in its Management and Professional Services Division (MAPS) overseeing the Fidelity and Crime practice. Under Mr. Prystupa's leadership, C&F looks forward to expanding its book of business in the traditional areas of Fidelity and Crime, enhancing C&F as a versatile player in the market.
Mr. Prystupa comes to C&F with 30 years of Fidelity experience. Most recently he served as Assistant Vice President of the Financial Institutions book for RLI, and prior to that he held the post of Vice President of Fidelity at Quanta Holdings. Mr. Prystupa has also held various senior positions within CNA, including Underwriting Director of the Fidelity Department specializing in financial institutions. Mr. Prystupa began his insurance career at the Aetna Casualty & Surety Company where he was trained at the Aetna Bond School. He has sat on ad hoc committees and industry panels for ISO and the Surety & Fidelity Association of America, where he was involved in the development of various bond policies.
Mr. Prystupa will be based in New York City and reports to Lori Marino, Senior Vice President, MAPS. Ms. Marino commented: "Joe brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to C&F that makes him uniquely qualified to lead the Fidelity practice going forward. We are fortunate to have a professional with his level of experience growing our practice. Recruiting Joe to the Management and Professional Services leadership team is yet another great stride forward for C&F in the professional lines space."
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