American Property Casualty Insurance Association
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  • February 11, 2015
  • New Officer Elected to PCI Senior Staff
  • CHICAGO – The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) elected Mark Wachholz as PCI’s senior vice president, chief financial officer and assistant treasurer today during the winter Board meeting in Dana Point, Calif. Wachholz joined PCI’s senior management on February 2, 2015.

    “We are very pleased to welcome Mark Wachholz to PCI’s senior management team as our chief financial officer and assistant treasurer,” said David A. Sampson, PCI’s president and chief executive officer. “Mark brings a wealth of insurance experience, strong management skills, and a proven track record building and leading effective finance and accounting teams. He will play an integral role in our continued strategic efforts to advance PCI’s mission to promote and protect the viability of a competitive private insurance market for the benefit of consumers and insurers.”

    Prior to joining PCI, Wachholz served as controller at Gallagher Benefit Services, a division of Arthur J. Gallagher, a global brokerage for commercial insurance, employee benefits and risk management solutions. Mark also has held positions as senior manager in the insurance and financial services practice at Ernst & Young and as senior financial examiner at the Illinois Department of Insurance. Mark is a registered CPA and member of the Illinois CPS Society and the American Institute of CPAs.

  • PCI promotes and protects the viability of a competitive private insurance market for the benefit of consumers and insurers. PCI is composed of nearly 1,000 member companies, representing the broadest cross section of insurers of any national trade association. PCI members write more than $195 billion in annual premium, 35 percent of the nation's property casualty insurance. Member companies write 42 percent of the U.S. automobile insurance market, 28 percent of the homeowners market, 33 percent of the commercial property and liability market and 35 percent of the private workers compensation market.
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