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Michael Davern joins Fidelis Underwriting as a Senior Underwriter

2nd March 2020

Bermuda domiciled insurance and reinsurance firm, Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of Michael Davern as a Senior Underwriter for Fidelis Underwriting Limited. In his new role, Davern will lead the growth of the company's direct and facultative writings based in the London office, while at the same time ... Read the full article

Fidelis appoints Burrows as Group MD, Burford as UK CEO

4th February 2020

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has announced the appointment of Daniel Burrows as Group Managing Director for Fidelis Group. Burrows joined Fidelis in 2015 and previously was co-CEO of AonBenfield’s Global ReSpeciality (GRS) division. “I am delighted Dan has accepted the position of Group Managing Director,” said Richard Brindle, ... Read the full article

Fidelis names John Symms Head of Outwards Reinsurance

27th January 2020

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has announced the appointment of John Symms as Head of Outwards Reinsurance. Going forward, Symms will coordinate all aspects of Fidelis’s engagement with reinsurers across all segments of the business. In this role, he will work closely with Phil Vandoninck, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ... Read the full article

Fidelis takes stake in MGA Perigon for product recall

4th November 2019

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has taken an equity stake in managing general agent (MGA) Perigon Product Recall Limited. Perigon’s focus will be product recall and product contamination coverage for food and beverage producers, restaurant operations, auto manufacturers, and a range of other recall classes of insurance. As part ... Read the full article

Fidelis bolsters London underwriting team with Matthew Bellamy

22nd October 2019

Privately owned Bermuda-based holding company Fidelis Insurance has appointed Matthew Bellamy to Fidelis Underwriting Limited’s London team. Effective November 1, Bellamy will look to further build on FUL's property treaty reinsurance business. He brings over 13 years’ and joins from Lloyd’s Acapella Syndicate, where he most recently served as head of property ... Read the full article

Fidelis Underwriting adds marine experience to London underwriting team

3rd September 2019

Bob Clarkson has joined the London underwriting team of Fidelis Underwriting Limited, a subsidiary of Bermuda-based Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited. His appointment comes as part of the group's strategic initiative to continue to develop its focused offering of specialty insurance solutions. Clarkson brings three decades of industry experience to the role, as ... Read the full article

Fidelis names Dublin CUO & CEO as Colm Lyons departs

7th August 2019

Fidelis Insurance Ireland DAC (FIID), Fidelis Insurance's Dublin hub, has appointed Robert Kelly as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Simon Crone as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), positions previously held by the departing Colm Lyons. Kelly joined the firm in 2018 from PartnerRe as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of FIID, and ... Read the full article

Fidelis rebrands third party capital arm, names Vandoninck as head

4th July 2019

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has rebranded its partnership business as Socium, and named Philip Vandoninck as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Socium, which will manage Fidelis’ third-party reinsurance capital activities, was rebranded to align with the company’s sidecar vehicle, Socium Re. Fidelis explained that the move was part ... Read the full article

Fidelis establishes post-Brexit re/insurance hub in Dublin

23rd October 2018

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has received approval from the Central Bank of Ireland to establish a regulated re/insurer in Dublin in preparation for the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019. Fidelis Insurance Ireland DAC (FIID) has been approved to write bespoke and specialty insurance ... Read the full article

Fidelis backs new Kersey MGA, increasing energy market capacity

21st September 2018

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has taken an equity stake in Kersey Specialty Limited, a new Managing General Agent (MGA) with a focus on Upstream Energy subscription market insurance. The company will also provide underwriting capacity to Kersey, which will be managed through Fidelis’s subsidiary MGA platform, Pine ... Read the full article

Fidelis appoints Lancashire’s Creagh-Coen as Head of Strategic Relationships

2nd July 2018

Fidelis Insurance has announced the appointment of Jonathan Creagh-Coen, former Head of Investor Relations and Marketing at Lancashire, to the position of Head of Strategic Relations, effective immediately. Creagh-Coen will be tasked with developing strategic relationships with Fidelis’ key stakeholders, as well as leading and managing the investor relations function. He has ... Read the full article

Fidelis rebrands Firestone MGA to Oakside

25th June 2018

Fidelis Insurance, the privately owned Bermuda-based holding company, has announced that it has rebranded its Managing General Agent (MGA), Firestone Surety Limited, to Oakside Surety Limited. Following the rebrand, Oakside will continue to focus on the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) sector of the surety market. The MGA's original name was only intended ... Read the full article

Fidelis invests in new mortgage indemnity MGA, Aware Specialty

17th May 2018

Fidelis Insurance has taken an equity stake in a newly incorporated managing general agent (MGA), Aware Specialty Limited, which focuses on mortgage indemnity insurance. Aware will be managed through Pine Walk Capital Limited, Fidelis’ subsidiary MGA platform, and will provide Fidelis with mortgage indemnity insurance capacity in return for underwriting support. Giles ... Read the full article

Fidelis hires new senior underwriter Alison Clarke from Zurich

3rd April 2018

Fidelis continues to build out its London underwriting team with the announcement today that it has hired Alison Clarke from Zurich, who joins the Fidelis Insurance London underwriting team as Senior Underwriter. Clarke will be tasked with helping the firm to continue expanding its bespoke product offering, as well as taking ... Read the full article

Richard Coulson named Chief Underwriting Officer of Fidelis

9th January 2018

Richard Coulson has been promoted to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of Fidelis Underwriting Limited (FUL), reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FUL, Daniel Burrows, effective immediately. Coulson joined Fidelis in 2015 as Head of Specialty, before being appointed Director of FUL Underwriting in 2017. Before Fidelis, he worked ... Read the full article

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