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AmTrust welcomes Ryan Rivard to E&S team

25th November 2022

AmTrust Financial Services, a global specialty property and casualty insurer, has appointed Ryan Rivard as Senior Underwriter – Excess and Surplus (E&S) Specialty Casualty. Prior to joining AmTrust, Rivard served as Business Development Manager at Descartes Underwriting, which is described as the largest parametric specialised firm globally. Before that, he spent ... Read the full article

Steve Jennings to head AmTrust’s Residential Real Estate Practice

1st November 2022

Global specialty property and casualty insurer, AmTrust, has appointed Steve Jennings as Senior Vice President, Underwriting, to oversee its Nonprofits Practice, as well as a newly created dedicated Residential Real Estate Practice. Jennings has deep experience in residential real estate, human services, and other niche businesses. He joins the company after ... Read the full article

AmTrust acquires DUAL NA’s middle market management liability practice

25th October 2022

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. has acquired the middle market management liability business of DUAL North America. The acquisition includes DUAL North America’s underwriting team and renewal rights to its portfolio. As part of the transaction, seven DUAL professionals will join AmTrust's EXEC unit. Moreover, DUAL North America Management Liability is a nationwide admitted ... Read the full article

AmTrust Europe appoints two new board members

8th August 2022

AmTrust Europe Limited, a subsidiary of AmTrust Financial Services, has made two new board appointments as it looks to pursue growth in key lines of business. Andrew Bulley has been appointed Chair of AEL's Board and Chair of its Remuneration and Nomination Committee, replacing Robert Stansbury following his retirement. Bulley joined AmTrust ... Read the full article

AmTrust forms new leadership team for E&S division

11th February 2022

AmTrust Financial Services, a global specialty property and casualty insurer, has formed a new leadership team for its Excess and Surplus (E&S) division through promotions and expanding the roles of five executives. The division will be led by Senior Vice President Erich Bublitz, who will report to Dan Hickey, President of ... Read the full article

AmTrust to open Salt Lake City office

13th August 2021

New York based insurer AmTrust Financial Services, has created a greater Salt Lake City office which is set to open in November. The insurer expects to add up to 180 new high-paying Utah jobs in the next five years. This new office expansion supports AmTrust’s core lines of business and will ... Read the full article

AmTrust Europe hires Julian Millar as Head of Claims

12th February 2021

AmTrust International, the UK and International arm of New York-based insurer AmTrust Financial Services, has appointed Julian Millar to the role of Head of Claims for AmTrust International Specialty and Chief Claims Officer for AmTrust Europe. Millar will be based in London and will report to Angel Mas, Specialty Business Unit ... Read the full article

AmTrust adds two to cyber team

1st February 2021

New York-based insurer AmTrust Financial Services has added Jeffrey Batt and Michelle Ingrassia to its cyber insurance team. Batt, who has been appointed as Vice President, Head of Cyber Strategy & Innovation, arrives from M&T Bank where he was the Cyber Insurance Practice Leader. Previously, he was Vice President in the Marsh ... Read the full article

AmTrust Intl. bolsters speciality team with two senior underwriters

14th December 2020

AmTrust International, a subsidiary of the insurer AmTrust Financial Services, has bolstered its speciality team with two senior underwriting appointments. Dean Kiernan joins the professional indemnity team as a senior underwriter, while Donna Stroulger joins as an underwriter in the property team. Kiernan brings 30 years of technical, operational and sales experience ... Read the full article

AmTrust International hires Lead Underwriter for A&H

10th December 2020

AmTrust International, the UK and International arm of New York-based insurer AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., has appointed Steve Ranzetta to the role of Lead Underwriter, Accident & Health (A&H). Ranzetta will lead the A&H underwriting team for the Specialty Business Unit within AmTrust International. He will also be responsible for managing the ... Read the full article

AmTrust joins Vertafore’s Commercial Submissions platform

25th September 2020

AmTrust Financial has announced that it has joined Vertafore’s Commercial Submissions platform, a platform that has been designed to transform commercial insurance. Vertafore is undertaking a task to improve market connectivity across the insurance distribution channel. It recently announced the first release of its Commercial Submissions platform to its carrier and ... Read the full article

AmTrust Title Insurance expands energy team

14th September 2020

AmTrust Title Insurance has announced the expansion of its Energy Team within its National Commercial Division. The team's role includes facilitating title insurance transactions for renewable and conventional energy projects, including refineries, LNG facilities and wind and solar farms, along with various other energy related transactions. These transactions are for some of ... Read the full article

Insurtech Bold Penguin adds AmTrust to exchange platform

15th June 2020

Commercial insurtech provider Bold Penguin has announced it will integrate workers' compensation insurance coverage from AmTrust Financial on its exchange platform. "As the largest commercial insurance exchange, we're laser-focused on connecting agents and carriers in record time," said Ilya Bodner, Founder and CEO of Bold Penguin. "Our integration with AmTrust will strengthen ... Read the full article

AmTrust names Daniel Pacicco as CFO

23rd March 2020

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Daniel Pacicco as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 18th. He will succeed Adam Karkowsky, who was promoted to AmTrust President back in December 2019. Pacicco joins AmTrust from Assurant, where he has served as Senior Vice President, Chief ... Read the full article

AmTrust agrees transfer of Republic personal lines renewal rights to Safeco

6th March 2020

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. and Safeco Insurance, a Liberty Mutual Insurance company, have entered into an agreement around the transfer of the renewal rights for AmTrust's Republic Personal Lines business in six states. AmTrust has announced that, pending regulatory approval, it has decided to exit personal lines products written through its ... Read the full article