TransRe Announces Appointment of Global Facultative Leader

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransRe has appointed Jim Crutchley to the newly created position of Global Facultative Leader. In his new role, Mr. Crutchley will be responsible for the strategic direction of TransRe’s global optional business portfolio. Mr. Crutchley will work with TransRe’s regional optional teams and global product managers to identify and execute market opportunities, streamline and standardize workflows, and accelerate data and analysis regarding market changes and claims trends. .

Mr. Crutchley joined TransRe in 2015 to create and lead the US Facultative Casualty team, since then the team has grown its business volume steadily and profitably. In his new role, Mr. Crutchley will report directly to Paul McKeon, President of Regional Business Units.

As part of the changes, TransRe has promoted Stephanie Danbrowney to Mr. Crutchley’s previous position as U.S. Optional Damages Manager. Since joining TransRe in 2018, Ms. Danbrowney has successfully expanded the optional portfolio in the United States and built a strong reputation in the marketplace for her underwriting expertise and client service.

About TransRe

Founded in 1977, TransRe is the brand name of Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries (including Transatlantic Reinsurance Company). TransRe, 100% owned by Alleghany Corporation, is a reinsurance organization headquartered in New York City with operations around the world. TransRe offers the capability, expertise and creativity needed to structure programs covering the full spectrum of P&C and specialty risks. Please visit for more information.

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