Los Angeles and New York (September 7, 2016) – International broker and risk management firm Integro Insurance Brokers today announced the hiring of Jan P. Berger as managing principal to lead the Los Angeles office and the Southern California Entertainment practice. He will also be a member of the US Entertainment Leadership committee.
Since 2010, Berger has served as vice president and chief risk officer of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV), the world’s largest concert production, artist management and ticketing (Ticketmaster) corporation. He was responsible for all aspects of global risk, including insurance program strategy and procurement, operations risk and claims management.
Berger’s extensive background will benefit clients in many other industries. In addition to his work in the entertainment sector, he has more than 20 years of global risk management and finance experience in food retailing (vice president & treasurer, Smart & Final Inc., NYSE: SFS); technology (treasurer, Autodesk, Inc., NASDAQ: ADSK); engineering services (manager of financial strategies, Bechtel Group); and natural resources (treasurer, Homestake Mining Company, formerly NYSE: HM).
Berger earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College; Masters of Science degree (civil & environmental engineering) from Cornell University; and an MBA (finance & strategic planning) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
“Jan is a great addition to the Integro North America team,” said Neil Clayton, Entertainment & Sport global practice leader. “He brings superb industry credentials and proven leadership skills, which will be of considerable value as we continue to build our overall presence and particularly our entertainment position in Los Angeles.”
Integro is an international insurance brokerage and risk management firm. Clients credit Integro’s superior technical abilities and creative, collaborative work style for securing superior program results and pricing. The firm's acknowledged capabilities in brokerage, risk analytics and claims are rewriting industry standards for service and quality. Launched in 2005, Integro and its family of specialty insurance and reinsurance companies, some having served clients for more than 150 years, operate from offices in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Its U.S. headquarter office is located at 1 State Street Plaza, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10004. 1-877-688-8701. www.integrogroup.com
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