“There are not enough people of color in executive leadership in the insurance industry,” James said in an interview.
Insurance, though improving, remains a less diverse industry than other financial services and U.S. employers as a whole.
Three insurance industry leaders who spoke at the Future of Insurance USA conference said during a panel hosted by Reuters Events on Tuesday that they are working to fix what they described as diversity shortcomings in the industry.
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Zurich held a town hall in June to allow Black employees to share stories about facing inequality.