PwC appoints new Global Insurance Leader

PwC appoints new Global Insurance Leader

PwC appoints new Global Insurance Leader

The FINANCIAL -- PwC announces that Stephen O’Hearn will succeed David Law, who retires in June, as Global Insurance Leader.

Based in Zurich, Mr. O’Hearn currently leads PwC’s Insurance Practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, he led PwC’s Insurance Practice in New York, Tokyo and Milwaukee, according to PwC.

Mr. O’Hearn has over 30 years of experience across a broad breadth of companies serving as audit partner and advisor to many of the world’s leading insurers and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the International Insurance Society.

Commenting on his new appointment, which he takes up in July, Mr. O’Hearn says: “It has been a pleasure to have worked closely with David over many years. His leadership has been key to the development of PwC’s Global Insurance Practice.

“I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead this Practice. These are exciting times for insurers as they capitalise on innovative technologies to serve the needs of families and businesses.

We look forward to supporting the efforts of the insurance industry globally.”

David Law, PwC’s outgoing Global Insurance Leader says: “It has been a privilege to serve as the leader of PwC’s Global Insurance Practice. I am very proud of our team and the part we have played in helping our clients face the many challenges and opportunities the insurance industry brings.

“Stephen has a wealth of experience and I have every confidence that under his leadership, the Practice will continue to go from strength to strength.”