Mello to Lead Company’s Talent and Employee Engagement and Development Programs
SAN DIEGO (February 23, 2023) — Jan Mello joins ICW Group Insurance Companies, a leading group of property and casualty carriers, as Vice President, Head of Human Resources, leading the company’s more than one thousand team members and future talent acquisition and growth across all lines of business.
Mello brings more than 25 years of experience across multiple industries to ICW Group. Her expertise includes global human resources leadership, enhancing employee engagement and development, and optimizing performance. Before joining ICW Group, Mello was Partner and Chief Human Resources Officer for USI Insurance Services.
“ICW Group’s continued success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain best-in-class talent and develop the most successful employee and customer experiences,” said John Novak, President and Chief Operating Officer. “In addition to Jan’s successful HR background and leadership skills, she brings extensive experience in organizational design, employee and leadership development, and employer brand, all of which will elevate and continue to motivate a high-performing culture at ICW Group.”
Mello received her Bachelor of Administration degree in business administration from California State University, Fullerton, and holds several human resources and talent certifications. She will lead the Human Resources and Learning and Development teams based out of ICW Group’s corporate headquarters in San Diego.
“I am thrilled to be joining ICW Group at a time of such great growth and opportunity in its market footprint,” said Mello. “I look forward to being part of a dynamic organization and leadership team to drive progressive HR and talent practices, programs, and initiatives and build a strong Team Member value proposition that makes ICW Group an employer of choice.”
About ICW Group
Based in San Diego, ICW Group Insurance Companies is the largest privately held insurance company domiciled in California. Quoting more than $3 billion annually, ICW Group represents a group of Workers’ Compensation, Assumed Reinsurance, Catastrophe, General Liability and Commercial Property insurance carriers, including Insurance Company of the West and Explorer Insurance Company. ICW Group is recognized nationally as an industry leader in helping policyholders achieve fewer and less costly claims while elevating the trusted agents who advise them. More information is available at Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.