EPIC Strengthens Aviation Insurance Offering With Hire of Peter Schmitz as Senior Executive

EPIC expands the reach and expertise of its aviation services, welcoming Peter Schmitz as Senior Executive, Aviation Practice.

Schmitz brings more than 30 years of experience to his role at EPIC. Previously, he led aviation insurance efforts at Lockton Companies, Aon PLC, and Marsh Inc., among others over the course of his career. As Senior Executive, he will report to Christine Sadofsky, Executive Managing Director of EPIC’s Entertainment & Sports Practice.

“I am thrilled to have Pete join EPIC as a Senior Executive in our aviation practice,” said Sadofsky. “I look forward to partnering with him. Leveraging his knowledge capital and experience will help take us to the next level and support our clients and the firm as a whole.”

Schmitz joins EPIC at a time when inflationary pressures and shifts in private and commercial flight create new priorities for the aviation industry. Schmitz’s leadership will support EPIC’s comprehensive, tailored risk management programs for aviators in a broad variety of sectors, including corporate and charter aircraft, FBOs, and regional airlines. Schmitz’s track record of market strategy, P&L management, and direction of cross-functional teams will complement the integrated, comprehensive services of EPIC’s aviation practice.

“We couldn’t be more proud to have aligned with Pete to help support the aviation needs of our clients and the overall risk management practice of EPIC as we continue to further build and expand our offerings now and in the future,” said Marc Kunney, President of Risk Management at EPIC.

Scott Davis, EPIC’s President of National Specialties, added: “Expanding our national specialties practice capabilities continues to be a focus for us as we look to provide our clients with all they need to support their business and personal insurance needs.”

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