Arch Essential Excess Policy® for Large Commercial Companies

Follow Form Excess Liability insurance policy


In today’s legal, economic and regulatory environment, management liability products such as Directors & Officers Liability (D&O), Employment Practices Liability (EPL), Fiduciary Liability and Commercial Crime are of the utmost importance. Brokers, agents, clients and their counsel work extensively on crafting the terms and conditions of the primary policies to provide extensive coverage. With many companies purchasing excess insurance as well, it is essential for an excess policy to seamlessly follow the terms and conditions of that primary policy. This ensures that the same breadth of coverage is provided without any potential gaps that can cause financial harm to a purchaser. The Arch Essential Excess Policy is a simple, straightforward policy that succeeds in meeting this important goal of follow-form coverage.

Customer Profile

Public and private companies in all industry segments.


Select retail and wholesale producers.


Up to $25 million in limits on a primary and excess basis.

Corporate Contacts

Chris Christon

Senior Vice President, Head of Large Commercial Group

Direct: +1 646 563 6375

Mobile: +1 917 494 4591

[email protected]

Will Seifert

Senior Vice President, Large Commercial Group

+1 646 563 5633

[email protected]

Jordan Borio

Senior Vice President, Large Commercial Group

+1 312 601 4131

[email protected]

Insurance Business America 2022 5-Star Professional Liability Carrier

Proud to be recognized as a 2022 5-Star Professional Liability and D&O carrier by Insurance Business America.

Jamie Schibuk, EVP Professional Liability and Cyber, and Hela Trerotola, SVP Growth & Middle Market, describe what differentiates Arch in the market and their plans for the future.

Our Brand Promise

Pursuing Better Together encapsulates how we do business at Arch Insurance. It is an approach that is based on collaboration, responsiveness and a genuine commitment to continually raising the bar.

It is our promise to our brokers, colleagues and other partners to:

  • Listen, share insights and work together to deliver informed solutions.
  • Build trusting, respectful and responsive relationships.
  • Understand your goals and explore possibilities together.

Key Product Features

  • Can provide excess coverage for D&O, EPL, Fiduciary or Crime.
  • Simple “Follow Form” Insuring Agreement.
  • Market leading “Exhaustion of the Underlying” language including payment by the Insured or a DIC carrier.
  • Automatic recognition of depletion for sub-limits in the primary policy.
  • Major Definitions (Application, Claim, Loss and Insured) are all defined as per the Primary Policy.
  • No Cancellation section or Subrogation section.

Speak with a Regional Expert

Northeast Contact

Chip Siarnacki

Regional Vice President, Large Commercial Group

+1 212 271 8329

[email protected]

Central Contact

Howard Sider

Vice President, Large Commercial Group

+ 1 201 424 1464

[email protected]

Southeast Contact

Christian Hartman

Assistant Vice President, Large Commercial Group

+ 1 646 563 8250

[email protected]

West Contact

Mary Manion

Vice President, Large Commercial Group

+1 646 563 6376

[email protected]

Document Library

Excess Policy – Dec Page

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Excess Policy – Policy Form

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