David Pieffer is the Property & Casualty Insurance Practice Lead. He is responsible for advancing the growth of J.D. Power’s core P&C insurance practice. In this role, he leads the ongoing development and expansion of J.D. Power’s syndicated studies and proprietary P&C insurance industry services in North America.
David Pieffer is a 30-year insurance industry veteran with deep experience across all aspects of the P&C insurance industry. He joins J.D. Power from Samsung Fire & Marine Management Corp., where he served as President and CEO, responsible for the development and leadership of a $150 million start-up insurance company. While there, he built the organization from the ground up, overseeing everything from securing state filings to write policies throughout the United States to developing an IT infrastructure to support underwriting, claims, reporting, reinsurance and accounting functions.
Previously, Pieffer served as Vice President at Crum & Forster Insurance Co., where he built the firm’s commercial middle market package business. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer at Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. where he helped to expand the company’s domestic U.S. operations. He also held senior positions with American International Underwriters and Maryland Casualty/Zurich North America.
Pieffer holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Miami University of Ohio.