Paul Zamora Named Chief Underwriting Officer of ICW Group

Zamora to Expand His Role to Lead the Development of the Company’s Multi-Line Commercial Underwriting Business

SAN DIEGO (March 14, 2024) – ICW Group Insurance Companies promotes Paul Zamora to Chief Underwriting Officer, charged with leading the company’s property and casualty multi-line underwriting strategy and business expansion.

Zamora joined ICW Group nearly twenty years ago to oversee its workers’ compensation underwriting business. Most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Work Comp Underwriting, Zamora has played a critical role in the growth of ICW Group’s workers’ compensation line of business, culminating in reaching a milestone of over $1 billion in premium this past year.

“Under Paul’s leadership, ICW Group’s workers’ compensation operation has expanded from writing business in three states when Paul came on board to currently writing in 21 states with plans to expand into New York later this year,” said Kevin Prior, ICW Group’s President and CEO. “I know Paul will continue his phenomenal success as he leads the expansion of our product offerings to include multiple lines of business covering a range of risks to further meet the needs of policyholder customers.”

Zamora has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance and underwriting business. Prior to joining ICW Group’s leadership team, he served as Assistant Vice President at Zenith Insurance Company. In his new role, Zamora will continue leading the workers’ compensation underwriting and risk management teams serving thousands of businesses nationwide.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of ICW Group’s growth and profitability in the workers’ compensation space and proud of the incredible accomplishments of the entire team,” said Zamora. “This is an exciting time for ICW Group as we continue to grow our workers’ compensation offering, build our commercial business, and fulfill our vision of becoming a top-tier multi-line carrier.”

About ICW Group

Based in San Diego, ICW Group Insurance Companies is the largest privately held insurance company domiciled in California. Quoting more than $3.5 billion annually, ICW Group represents a group of Workers’ Compensation, Assumed Reinsurance and Catastrophe 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.

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