International specialty insurance group, Houston International Insurance Group has announced that it has launched an E&S Brokerage business unit to provide liability and property solutions to the wholesale brokerage market.
Mark Boland will be leading the unit with support from a team of underwriters.
Boland previously held roles as President, E&S at the Hanover Insurance Group; President, Hermitage Insurance; and Senior Vice President at Endurance.
The new unit will add an excess facility in the near future
Boland commented: “HIIG’s commitment to the E&S brokerage market is compelling and I couldn’t be more excited to launch this new business unit. Moreover, HIIG is on a path to becoming one of a few top-tier specialty insurance companies and I am excited to join the team in pursuit of those ambitions.”
Andrew Robinson, HIIG CEO, added: “We are thrilled to have Mark and other members of the team join HIIG to launch our E&S Brokerage business. Their track record in this business is outstanding and their following amongst the wholesale brokerage community is impressive.
“This is exactly the type of specialty business HIIG wants to develop and pursue in the future. We are quickly becoming an organization where top-tier talent like Mark and the E&S brokerage team desire to be. We are excited about our future and the launch of this new unit.”