John Loftus Joins Alliant Insurance Services
Cyber specialist called upon as co-cyber product leader
NEWPORT BEACH, CA — John Loftus, a recognized cyber security and privacy solutions authority, will work alongside Robert Horn to run Alliant’s cyber initiatives. Loftus has negotiated and placed some of the largest cyber insurance programs in the industry, excelling at structuring comprehensive insurance programs to protect clients in the event of a cyber incident.
“John is a highly skilled cyber risk and insurance specialist who excels in the area of understanding and assessing client-specific exposures,” said Ron Borys, Managing Director, Alliant Financial Institutions. “John brings unique industry specialization in the areas of financial institutions, large retail, higher education, healthcare, technology, media, and telecom. Bringing John on board demonstrates Alliant’s commitment to industry-specific resources and expertise, and continues to highlight our dedication to being a leader in specialty insurance products and solutions.”
Loftus maintains an extensive network of insurance recovery attorneys, incident response experts, chief information security officers, security consultants, and data scientists to ensure his clients receive the most pertinent and useful guidance on cyber risk and mitigation.
In his career thus far, Loftus has helped a number of companies successfully resolve complex cyber claims. This includes paid claims stemming from ransomware attacks, complex business interruption losses, protracted litigation and regulatory actions, business email compromises, and incident response costs.
In 2017, Loftus was named a winner of Business Insurance’s annual “40 Under 40” awards, which recognizes outstanding performers positioned to become the next generation of leaders in the insurance and risk management field. Prior to joining the insurance brokerage world, Loftus worked in private wealth management at two leading global financial service firms.
Loftus holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University, where he earned All-American honors in lacrosse from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Loftus is based in New York and can be reached at (917) 572-8269 or John.Loftus@alliant.com.