William Thygeson. Photo supplied.
William Thygeson. Photo supplied.

William Thygeson has joined Hamilton Insurance Group as the chief operating officer of Hamilton USA, the group’s US operations.

“It’s a real pleasure to welcome Bill to our organization,” said Hamilton USA CEO Conan Ward. “With almost 15 years’ experience in the strategic management of a broad spectrum of operational functions, Bill brings the right skill set to the job of establishing our US platform.”

"I am excited and honored to join the Hamilton team,” said Mr. Thygeson.  “I look forward to helping Conan build an innovative and highly efficient company.”

Mr Thygeson joins Hamilton USA from American International Group (AIG) where he held a number of executive-level positions in the US and Japan, most recently as senior vice president and deputy business transformation officer in AIG’s New York office.

Prior to joining AIG, Mr Thygeson was employed from 2001 to 2005 at MBNA America Bank, N.A., overseeing targeted marketing strategies that realized distribution efficiencies and bottom-line profit for MBNA.

Mr Thygeson holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.