Resilience Continues to Attract Leading Insurance Talent: Names Sarah Thompson SVP of Underwriting – Benzinga


SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Resilience, which provides cyber insurance and security solutions to mid-market enterprises, continues to build its experienced insurance team with the addition of Sarah Thompson as SVP of Underwriting.  Thompson joins Resilience from Aon, where she was Director of Reinsurance in Global Cyber Practice, leading cyber treaty negotiations and placements focused on growing market support and capacity development. Thompson joining Resilience reflects the strong market momentum toward the company’s Insure and Secure model.  Thompson is based in the Resilience New York office, and will report to Killian Brady, VP of Underwriting, Eastern Region.

“Thompson’s reinsurance broking experience in building and growing a cyber business to serve clients with complex risks is a tremendous value on our team,” said Killian Brady.  “She understands the nuances of cyber – the challenges of working with clients on an ever-changing risk landscape – and shares our commitment to improve clients’ cyber wellness – going beyond an insurance policy mindset.”

Thompson has also served as Vice President at Aon Cyber Solutions, where she was responsible for owning all aspects of client services of large multinational clients placing cyber/EO risk. Before joining Aon, Thompson held various roles at AIG.

“Resilience has been taking an innovative approach to working with clients on cyber risk – integrating the collective experience of CISOs and risk managers – and they have gotten the attention of the cyber insurance market,” said Thompson. “I’m excited to join Resilience with the opportunity to build on their national footprint and deliver the Insure and Secure approach to mid-market companies.”

Thompson earned her Bachelor of Science in Finance from Fairfield University.

About Resilience
Resilience provides comprehensive insurance coverage and patented cybersecurity products to protect mid-market companies. By bringing together security, insurance, and recovery, Resilience goes beyond risk transfer to help clients become cyber resilient. Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions, the cyber program manager of Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions—which is backed by the financial strength of Intact Financial Corporation—leverages Cyber Meteorology, a proprietary data-driven risk analytics platform, to provide highly targeted coverage, allowing for a superior claims experience. Resilience is backed by General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund, CRV, Intact Ventures, Shield Capital, and Corey Thomas. Coverage offered through Lloyd’s will be available through an approved coverholder.

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