Zurich North America President of Commercial Markets, Craig Fundum to Deliver Keynote Speech

Over 400 insurance entrepreneurs will gather at the 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium to share ideas on the next best innovation in insurance; Fundum speech will be a catalyst to stimulate creative thinking

Online PR News – 24-August-2012 – Dallas, TX – MarketScout, the national electronic insurance exchange and specialty MGA, is pleased to announce Craig Fundum as a keynote speaker at its 6th Annual Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium which will be held in Dallas on September 11 and 12. Mr. Fundum will profile the many innovations under way at Zurich and also outline his personal approach towards entrepreneurialism and how individuals can implement creative thought to improve their career.

Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout and Founder of the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium, noted the importance of Mr. Fundum’s speech, “Craig is a proven entrepreneur, having successfully led Zurich’s efforts in sales, marketing and management positions. He also brings unusual expertise because of his former experience as Chief Operating Officer of the Zurich Internet Exchange Project.”

The two-day symposium event will be held in Dallas at the Cityplace Conference and Event Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to secure a CIC/CRM update and CE credit and enjoy networking opportunities in the hosted breakfasts, luncheon, breaks and cocktail reception. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register now as space is limited.

Innovation Partners in MarketScout’s 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium include Business Insurance, Lloyd’s of London, The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, QBE and Vertafore. Additional insurance company sponsors include ACE Private Risk Services, Allied World U.S., Astonish Results, Chartis, Lexington Insurance, Way Construction and Zurich. Decus, Emecore Group, Guildford Specialty, Ironshore, James River Insurance, Seneca Insurance, StoneRidge Advisors, Torus, Tower Group, Travelers, V3 Insurance Partners and Vela Insurance provided support as well.

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