Victor Joseph promoted to president & COO of Mercury

Mercury Insurance announced that Victor Joseph has been named president & COO and has also been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective January 1, 2024. Victor is currently Mercury’s EVP & COO, a position he has held since 2022. He will continue to report directly to Gabriel Tirador, Mercury’s CEO.

Victor has held a variety of positions since he joined the company almost 15 years ago, including time as chief underwriting officer, where he was instrumental in modernizing Mercury’s underwriting function by creating new protocols to measure and mitigate risk. He currently oversees day-to-day operations, with most of the Company’s business units reporting directly to him.

While Victor began his career at Mercury in 2009, he has been a part of the Mercury family his entire life. His father, George Joseph, founded Mercury in 1961 and holds the title of chairman of the Board.

“This announcement exemplifies Mercury’s continued progress in building our leadership structure and vision for the future of the Company. Victor has been a key contributor on Mercury’s leadership team, providing creative problem solving and a deep-rooted passion for the Company. His energy and dedication to Mercury and the industry will further strengthen our position as one of America’s leading insurance companies.” – Gabriel Tirador.

“Mercury is well positioned to grow our market share. We are making investments in technology, talent and infrastructure that we believe will give us a competitive advantage, not just tomorrow, but well into the future, and I’m very proud to be able to help lead Mercury’s transformation.” – Victor Joseph.