EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm’s Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC’s Risk Management – National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.

Friedman will handle new business development as well as the design, placement and management of marine insurance programs. In particular, he will focus his considerable experience on large, complex ocean cargo programs, including stock throughputs.

Friedman comes to EPIC from the Ocean Marine division of The Travelers Companies, Inc., where he worked for the past seven years as a Managing Director and Account Executive Director for the Northern California and Southwest regions.

“Ivon is skilled in leading underwriting teams to execute risk management strategies for clients with complex and considerable risks,” said Korn. “We are thrilled to have him join our team and begin leading the underwriting, production and management of portfolios of business that will include Cargo, Marine Liabilities, Hull & Machinery and Recreational Marine lines, among others.”

Ivan Friedman can be reached at or (415) 365-4207.

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Michael Korn

National Property and Marine Practice Leader - San Francisco, CA