SAN DIEGO (Oct. 17, 2013) — Arrowhead General Insurance Agency Inc. has hired Gerald Cecil as vice president of sales and marketing for its automotive aftermarket program.
Arrowhead said Mr. Cecil brings more than 20 years of insurance experience to the program. Prior to joining Arrowhead, Mr. Cecil was programs practice leader at Willis Programs, where he managed sales, marketing and distribution and developed broker relationships. He also held a variety of positions with Zurich Insurance in North America, including account executive and business development director for the global automotive industry practice.
"We are delighted to have Gerry join our team at Arrowhead and are excited to have his skills, connections and understanding of the automotive aftermarket to complement our refocused program," said Mike East, senior vice president of sales.
Arrowhead said as vice president of sales and marketing with its aftermarket program, Mr. Cecil will manage and develop program, association, franchise and industry relationships. In addition, he will focus on generating and managing business with larger, loss-sensitive accounts and also will lead market research efforts as well as develop strategic direction for the program.
Mr. Cecil is a regular contributor to trade publications and provides presentations to association members and groups to enhance their knowledge of insurance and risk management decision-making, Arrowhead said. He holds the Chartered Property and Casualty, Associate in Risk Management and Certified Insurance Counselor designations.