Kevin H. Kelley to receive the Business Insurance Lifetime Achievement Award: The Business Insurance Lifetime Achievement award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the risk management and insurance sector over the course of their careers.


Kevin H. Kelley, retired vice chairman of Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.'s Global Risk Solutions business, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Business Insurance Lifetime Achievement award for outstanding accomplishments in the insurance and risk management sector.

He will receive the award at the Business Insurance U.S. Insurance Awards on March 12 in New York at the Ziegfield Theater, the publication said in a statement Thursday.

During his 45-year career in insurance, Mr. Kelley spent more than 30 years at Lexington Insurance Co., the surplus lines unit of American International Group Inc. During his tenure, he rose to be chairman and CEO and helped build it into the leading excess and surplus lines insurer in the United States.

In 2008 Mr. Kelley joined Ironshore to lead the newly launched specialty insurer. As chairman and CEO and of Ironshore, he oversaw the company from its start-up beginnings into a global excess and surplus specialty lines insurance carrier. Mr. Kelley also expanded Ironshore's international and U.S. presence with a network of local offices offering diverse, specialty insurance coverages throughout its global platform. Ironshore was purchased by Liberty Mutual in 2017.

"Kevin Kelley has achieved extraordinary success in the insurance field as a business leader and entrepreneur. His commitment to insurance education, through his association with St. John's University, and his wider community leadership add to his remarkable resume. We are proud to recognize Mr. Kelley's accomplishments with the 2020 Business Insurance Lifetime Achievement Award," said Steve Acunto, president...

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