Fornof named VP of underwriting and marketing at Western World

Oct. 13, 2017

Troy Fornof, a 1991 Slippery Rock University graduate with a degree in communication, was named vice president of underwriting and marketing, contract division, at Western World Insurance Company, a specialty U.S. commercial insurer, offering insurance products on a surplus lines and admitted basis.

Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, Fornof will continue the expansion of Western World's Contract Binding Authority business. Fornof, who has more than 25 years of insurance industry experience, was previously the senior vice president and national distribution director at Endurance Insurance.

He was recognized on Insurance Business America's 2015 Hot 100 list, and has served on the legislative committees of both the American Association of Managing General Agents and the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd.