Accident & Health Division Poised to Harness Opportunity as Travel Continues to Ramp Back Up
MORRISTOWN, NJ , Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Crum & Forster, a leading national property and casualty, accident and health insurance company with a 200-year history of helping customers manage risk, has been hired Barbra Merwin as the new President of Travel Insured International (www.travelinsured.com) within the Accident & Health (A&H) Division.
Travel Insured International (TII) is part of the Specialty Business Unit within C&F’s Accident & Health Division. TII is a leading travel insurance provider, offering quality worldwide travel protection for over 25 years and focuses on products including Emergency Assistance and Evacuation, Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption Protection, Baggage Insurance, Airline Ticket Protection and plans that include medical benefits for students and travelers worldwide.
In her new role, Ms. Merwin will be leading the TII organization of over 150 employees, including its customer care and sales organization. TII has several global target business segments including travel services and insurance, a wholesale area focused on cruises, tours and group travel needs as well as a dedicated A&H business, which supports a broad range of travelers’ needs.
“Barbra joins at a time of great opportunity to shape our strategic expansion into the broader travel insurance and protection marketplace. In her capacity as president, Barbra will oversee the direction of the organization to drive future growth and agency profitability,” said Susan SilfenSVP of the A&H SBU.
Ms. Merwin has over 30 years of experience in the development, multi-channel distribution and administration of insurance and related products across specialty, commercial, property and casualty, employee benefits, and affinity lines of business. “I am excited to join the Crum & Forster family and drive the strategic growth of our travel business just as the market is