About the Author
Maroun Mourad is a well-known insurance executive whose immense passion for the industry has fueled a rapid rise through the ranks of senior management roles from the United States to Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. He began his insurance career in 1998 as an underwriter for Gen Re in San Francisco before transferring to Paris and later receiving a promotion to the London office. Mourad was then recruited by AIG Europe to serve as Vice President, Profit Center Manager Corporate, and COO for its Financial Lines business. In 2008, Arch Re lured Mourad to Dubai as COO of its $200 million paid-up capital start-up subsidiary, Gulf Re. He also served as Director at Chedid Capital Holding and was most recently CEO of Zurich Insurance Group in the Middle East, integrating an acquisition and growing its Corporate book. Mourad was born in Byblos, Lebanon, and immigrated to the United States in his mid-teens. He is tri-lingual and holds Bachelor of Arts (political science) and Juris Doctor (law) degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. The Insurance Management Playbook is his first book, based on his extensive work and life experiences. He currently lives in New York City.