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James River hires Argo’s Brett Shirreffs as SVP, Investments & Investor Relations

21st September 2021 - Author: Luke Gallin

James River Group Holdings, Ltd. has announced the appointment of Brett Shirreffs, formerly of Argo Group International Holdings, as Senior Vice President, Investments and Investor Relations, effective September 20th, 2021.

brett-shirreffsIn his new role, Shirreffs takes on responsibility for investments, investor relations, and rating agency activity.

He joins James River Group from Argo, where he most recently served as Group Treasurer and Head of Investor Relations. Previously, he served as a Vice President of Investment Banking at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.

As Senior Vice President, Investments and Investor Relations, Shirreffs will report directly to Sarah Doran, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the firm.

“It is very exciting to welcome Brett to James River and I personally look forward to working with him in his new role,” said Doran.


“With deep investor relations and investment experience in the property and casualty insurance sector, he will be a very valuable asset working with investors, investment managers and other key external partners. I am confident that he will meet with much success here.”

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