Pioneer Special Risk commences underwriting allied healthcare


Pioneer Special Risk (PSR) has commenced underwriting Allied Healthcare, led by Jim Stewart, senior vice president, via its Chicago-based branch.

Pioneer Special Risk has been approved as a coverholder at Lloyd’s for allied healthcare professional and general liability with licenses to do business in all 50 states and Washington, DC.

PSR’s underwriting focus is on ambulatory healthcare facilities with an emphasis on home healthcare, staffing, laboratories, pharmacies, medspas, imaging centers, hospice, rehab, surgicenters, organ and tissue banks, substance abuse and community health centers.

Gary Dubois, president of Pioneer Special Risk, said: “This is a significant milestone in Pioneer’s strategy to expand its product offering in the US. Jim brings a wealth of knowledge, credibility and great market relationships to our organization.”

Stewart said: “It is a privilege to be part of such an experienced and dedicated team stateside. Coupled with the significant resources of our London parent and carrier partners it’s the ideal platform from which to launch this exciting new venture.”

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