Fireman's Fund Insurance Company announced the appointment of Michelle Impey to Fine Art Director, Personal Insurance.
According to a release, in her new role, Impey will focus on sharing information with agents, brokers, and policyholders on current trends affecting the fine art and private collections markets. Her responsibilities will include consulting with agents, brokers, and clients to provide loss prevention advice and services with respect to the display, transportation, and storage of fine art and other valuable items and enhancing partnerships with service providers specializing in the needs of high net worth collectors.
Impey comes to Fireman's Fund from the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, where she served for 11 years as Senior Fine Art Specialist for the Eastern Territory. Prior to joining Chubb she spent two years as an art researcher with Wildenstein and Company in New York. She is a member of ArtTable and The Arts & Records Committee of the Inland Marine Underwriters Association. Impey will be based in New York City.
"Michelle's extensive experience in the fine art industry enhances our capabilities and strategic position as an expert provider of unique insurance solutions for the high net worth market," said Eric Shanks, personal insurance underwriting executive at Fireman's Fund.
Impey graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in art history and French from Bowdoin College. She spent her junior year abroad with Hamilton College and studied at the Ecole du Louvre and the Sorbonne/Paris III. She also attended New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies furthering her art studies including art appraisal.
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company is a property and casualty insurance company providing personal and commercial insurance products backed by claims and risk management solutions.
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