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Core Specialty hires Mary Kotch as Chief Information Officer

16th February 2021

Specialty insurance carrier Core Specialty Insurance Holdings has appointed Mary Kotch as Chief Information Officer. Kotch has over 20 years' experience in strategic technology innovation, application shared services, managing a global project management office, infrastructure, architecture, and digital and data management. She previously served in senior executive technology roles at Aspen Insurance ... Read the full article

Core Specialty recruits Fischer to lead Agriculture Reinsurance Division

8th February 2021

Specialty insurance carrier Core Specialty Insurance Holdings has announced the appointment of William R. Fischer to lead its newly formed Agriculture Reinsurance Division. Fischer joines from AIG Reinsurance, where he served as Senior Vice President of Agriculture. In total, he has 25 years of experience in the crop reinsurance business. "Bill has a ... Read the full article

Core Specialty enters underwriting agreement with Celerity Pro

26th January 2021

Core Specialty Insurance Holdings has created a new underwriting arrangement with Celerity Pro to provide Directors and Officers Liability insurance solutions for the United States management liability market. This new arrangement was affective from January 11. The program will be available to the wholesale market in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions ... Read the full article

Core Specialty names Van Spanos as new VP

22nd January 2021

Specialty insurance carrier Core Specialty Insurance Holdings has appointed Van Spanos as Vice President. He will be leading its newly formed excess & surplus (E&S) primary Product Liability group and will be responsible for managing all facets of this business. This will include direct oversight over the underwriting team dedicated to the ... Read the full article

Core Specialty, Lancer Management launches excess transportation program

15th January 2021

Core Specialty has secured a new partnership with Lancer Management Company and will now provide excess liability limits for qualified local, intermediate and long haul trucking accounts as well as general commercial and public automobile companies. The new excess facility will follow underlying commercial auto, general liability and employer's liability coverage. The ... Read the full article

Core Specialty appoints Stephen Moore to lead D&O unit

12th January 2021

Specialty insurance carrier Core Specialty has added Stephen Moore as president, directors & officers management professional liability. Moore most recently served as vice president at Hallmark Financial Services and holds over 20 two decade's experience across D&O liability, fiduciary liability, surety, employment practices liability and private equity lines. Prior to Hallmark, Moore ... Read the full article

Core Specialty bolsters property division with key hires

4th January 2021

Recently-launched specialty insurance carrier Core Specialty has made several key appointments within its property division, led by Alison Oliphant. David Phillips and Christopher Muller join as Senior Vice Presidents of Property Underwriting. Phillips was most recently E&S Property Head for Pioneer Underwriting and before that served at Maxum Specialty E&S Property. Muller arrives from ... Read the full article

Core Specialty names Tyburski as Co-Head, Personal Lines Fronted Programs

4th January 2021

Recently launched specialty insurance carrier, Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc., has hired Adam Tyburski as Co-Head of Personal Lines Fronted Programs, effective January 2021. As Co-founder and most recently Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of Spinnaker Insurance Company, Tyburski brings extensive industry experience to Core Specialty. During his time with Spinnaker, he served ... Read the full article

Core Specialty confirms assignment of AM Best ratings

29th December 2020

Specialty insurance carrier, Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc., has confirmed that rating agency A.M. Best has removed from under review with developing implications the credit ratings of StarStone Specialty Insurance Company and StarStone National Insurance Company. At the same time, A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Ratings of A- (Excellent) ... Read the full article

Core Specialty appoints Jeff Jacobs to SVP role

24th December 2020

Core Specialty Insurance Holdings has announced the appointment of Jeff Jacobs as Senior Vice President, Head of Errors and Omissions Professional Liability. Jacobs has 30 years' insurance sector experience and was most recently with Tokio Marine HCC. Commenting on his appointment, Jeff Consolino, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are delighted ... Read the full article

Core Specialty named carrier for AmWINS’ (APU) Long-Term Care Facilities program

3rd December 2020

Recently launched specialty insurance carrier, Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc., has partnered with AmWINS Program Underwriters (APU) to provide insurance solutions for APU's Long-Term Care Facilities program, effective January 1st, 2021. The Long-Term Care Facilities program's primary lines of business are professional and general liability, primary and excess. An announcement on the ... Read the full article

Rebranded Core Specialty completes StarStone U.S. recapitalization

1st December 2020

Bermuda based insurance, reinsurance and run-off specialist Enstar Group has announced the completion of the sale and recapitalization of StarStone U.S. Holdings, Inc., via the sale of StarStone U.S. to Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc. The recapitalization was led by SkyKnight Capital, L.P., Dragoneer Investment Group, and Aquiline Capital Partners ... Read the full article