Player’s Health hires Naveen Anand as President of Insurance

Insurtech start-up, Player’s Health has appointed Naveen Anand as its new President of Insurance.

Anand brings over 30 years’ experience in the North American property and casualty insurance market, previously holding leadership roles at Chubb, CNA, Torus, and Hallmark Financial Services.

He will be in charge of insurance strategy and growth for Player’s Health, an insurtech start-up. He will also join their board of directors.

Anand was most recently the President and CEO of Hallmark Financial Services, from 2014-2021.

Prior to Hallmark, Anand served as the CEO Americas and Global Chief Operating Officer of Torus Insurance Holdings.

He also served as President and Chief Underwriting Officer of CNA’s Commercial Insurance division in his time there from 2002 to 2009.

Tyrre Burks, Player’s Health Founder and Chief Executive Officer commented: “The addition of Naveen to our team is invaluable. Naveen is a well-known insurance leader who brings a wealth of knowledge and relationships to the team. His leadership will help us to capitalise on the dramatic user growth Player’s Health has seen over the last year.

“The experience he brings leading strategy and growth for top commercial insurers is essential to the company at this pivotal point in our growth, and will further our mission of providing best-in-class products and services to the amateur sports athletes and organisations.”

General Partner of Eos Venture Partners Jonathan Kalman said: “Player’s Health is solving a critical need in the sports and fitness market. Naveen has a fantastic pedigree and a history of building great insurance organisations and we are confident he can build a world class insurer in partnership with Tyrre at Player’s Health.”

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