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William Eyre Elected to Topa Insurance Group Board of Directors

By: Delaney O'Brien, Topa Insurance Group
Posted on: December 15, 2020

William Eyre Elected to Topa Insurance Group Board of Directors

CALABASAS, Calif. —  Topa Insurance Group, a leading specialty property-casualty insurer, announced today that William Eyre has been elected to the Board of Directors.

“I am thrilled to have such a seasoned executive added to our board of directors,” said Michael Day, President and Chief Executive Officer of Topa Insurance Group. “As Topa Insurance continues to grow and evolve the company’s long term strategy, Bill’s reinsurance expertise and strategic insights will be a valued resource. I look forward to working with him.”

Eyre brings over 40 years of experience in the reinsurance industry, both in executive positions and sales. Eyre is currently Managing Director at Pinnacle Risk Advisors, LLC, where he advises organizations on distribution, strategy, marketing and reinsurance purchasing. Prior, Eyre was a managing director of Guy Carpenter where he managed a number of U.S. clients.

Eyre was Vice Chairman at JLT Re, where he managed U.S. and European clients and assisted in the expansion of the Canadian client base.

Eyre’s other tenures include Towers Watson, Towers Perrin, Intere Intermediaries and Chubb & Son. He oversaw Towers Perrin/Towers Watson’s global reinsurance operations for 14 years as the firm expanded in the U.S., Bermuda, Canada, U.K., and Europe. Eyre has strong knowledge regarding distribution, human resources and coverage issues including cyber, catastrophe and reserving.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve on the Topa Insurance Board following a 35 year association with the company”, stated Eyre. “I look forward to working with the other Board members and management team on achieving strong financial results for the Topa organization.”

Eyre served on the board of SquashSmarts, a 501c3 non-profit academic and athletic mentoring program in Philadelphia, from 2009 to 2019. He holds a BA in History from Williams College and completed the Executive Management Program at Tuck Business School.

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About Topa Insurance Group

Topa Insurance Group is a boutique insurance holding company, made up of core company Topa Insurance Company, as well as Dorchester Insurance Company (USVI),  NevPac Reinsurance (BVI) and Topa Insurance Services (USVI). Topa provides insurance products through the wholesale markets. Topa Insurance Group is focused on underwriting profit, operational excellence and agility for continuous growth. The group is led by our Board of Directors, Chair, William Anderson, Vice Chair, Chris Greco, Judith Munzig (Anderson), Judy Mann, and William Eyre. For more information, please visit  www.topa-ins.com 

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