(NEW YORK) — The Water Quality Insurance Syndicate is pleased to announce that Ryan Puttick has joined the team as Assistant Vice President of Claims. He brings almost a decade of extensive marine insurance claims knowledge and experience to this industry pioneer.
“We are extremely excited to have Ryan join us,” says WQIS President & CEO Richard Hobbie. “His wealth of legal and claims experience will bring another level of support to the claims department and WQIS in general.”
Ryan Puttick came to WQIS from Charles Taylor P&I Management, Inc. Standard P&I Club where he was the Claims Director for the past 9 years. Puttick received his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 2004 and was admitted to the Bar in the States of New York and New Jersey that same year. He graduated in 2000 from the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a Bachelors of Science in Marine Transportation. He also served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserve and holds a Coast Guard license: Third Mate (Unlimited Tonnage).
“WQIS is the leader in an industry that I am very passionate about,” says Puttick. “I was excited to receive their offer and look forward to working with this strong and experienced claims team in delivering the ultimate in marine liability insurance.”
WQIS has been revitalizing their organization with new team members and senior staff to further strengthen all areas of their company. Their dedication to providing the most complete marine pollution liability insurance is manifested in each new team member that comes aboard.
WQIS is the largest U.S.-based underwriter of pollution liability insurance for the marine industry. No one has more marine pollution insurance and spill response expertise, or offers more innovative coverage to the marine community. WQIS is dedicated to providing the broadest coverage and creating the most responsive organization to serve the needs of their clients.