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Ironshore Environmental app enables real-time event alerts, reporting

12th September 2019

The environmental re/insurance unit of Bermuda-domiciled holding company Ironshore has announced the introduction of IronResponse, a smartphone app that enables real-time access to claims professionals following an environmental incident. The app includes tools such as incident history, assistance with required regulatory reporting and communication with Ironshore’s panel of environmental consultants and ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets makes two senior promotions in Bermuda

8th July 2019

Liberty Specialty Markets, a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced two senior promotions within its Bermuda operation. Steven Beadle has been named Chief Financial Officer, while Chen Foley becomes Head of Bermuda Claims. Both promotions take place with immediate effect and follow last year’s integration of the company’s Ironshore ... Read the full article

Pembroke & Ironshore sale removes business overlap, says Liberty Mutual

18th March 2019

Liberty Mutual has said that its decision to sell Pembroke Managing Agency Limited and Ironshore Europe DAC (IEDAC) to Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. will remove business overlap resulting from its 2017 acquisition of Ironshore. The transaction, which was announced on March 14, will see Hamilton take over the Pembroke platform ... Read the full article

Ironshore Environmental offers storage tank policy through online portal

13th February 2019

Ironshore Environmental, the environmental re/insurance unit of Bermuda-domiciled holding company Ironshore Inc., has announced that it has made its stand-alone storage tank policy accessible to brokers through an online Quote & Bind Portal. The policy addresses first and third-party liability in response to releases from an array of underground and aboveground ... Read the full article

Ironshore makes exec appointments to oversee U.S programs unit

4th February 2019

Ironshore Specialty Casualty has announced the appointment of Casey Hartley as Senior Vice President, Head of Programs, as well as Tracey Sharis, Senior Vice President, who becomes Director of Programs. Hartley will oversee the development, marketing and distribution of programs lines, working with programs administrators across Ironshore’s underwriting platforms in the ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty Markets to rebrand Ironshore Bermuda

7th December 2018

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has revealed that it plans to integrate its Ironshore Bermuda operations and brands into a single business called Liberty Specialty Markets Bermuda. The Bermuda-based operations comprise Ironshore Bermuda, which was formed in 2007 and writes property, energy and specialty re/insurance, and ... Read the full article

Ironshore launches U.S middle market energy equipment facility

12th July 2018

Ironshore Insurance Services LLC has formed an energy equipment facility offering property and inland marine insurance coverage for on-shore middle market classes of business in the U.S. Ironshore’s Syndicated Risk Services (SRS) will underwrite the middle market sector risk on behalf of four Lloyd’s of London subscribing partners. SRS will provide up ... Read the full article

Liberty Specialty continues European expansion with Ironshore move

10th July 2018

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance (LMI), is to take on Ironshore’s European non-M&A business and staff as the firm continues its expansion efforts on the continent. LMI had previously acquired the global specialty insurer in 2017 for a reported $2.935 billion. The move will see Ironshore’s locally ... Read the full article

Ironshore names James Swan as Head of M&A for the Americas, expands team

15th June 2018

Ironshore has announced the appointment of James R. Swan as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Insurance Americas, in addition to adding several new members to the New York based team. Valentine Han, Scott G. Pegram, Victoria Rosales and Hilary Weiss will all join M&A production specialist Cristina Merry del Val ... Read the full article

Ironshore names Lainie Dorneker as President of IronHealth

16th May 2018

Ironshore has appointed Lainie R. Dorneker as President of IronHealth, the company’s healthcare professional liability unit. She succeeds outgoing IronHealth President Matthew Dolan, who was recently named President of Ironshore U.S Operations. Dorneker joined Ironshore in 2009, and most recently served the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of IronHealth, where she ... Read the full article

Ironshore expands OCIL partnership to include property lines

9th March 2018

Ironshore has expanded its Iron-Starr Excess Agency (Iron-Starr) partnership with Oil Casualty Insurance (OCIL) to include underwriting property lines. The broadened relationship with OCIL will enable Iron-Starr to grow syndicated capacity for commercial property risks, including natural catastrophe perils within the Bermuda market. Ian Smith, Ironshore Senior Vice President and Head of ... Read the full article

David Russo joins Ironshore from AIG as VP, Regional Exec, Mid-Atlantic Region

13th February 2018

Ironshore Inc. has announced the appointment of David Russo from AIG as Vice President (VP), Regional Executive of the Mid-Atlantic Region, based in Philadelphia. Russo takes over from Kevin Fee, who was recently named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Ironshore Environmental, and will report to David Frediani, President of the firm's U.S. Field ... Read the full article

Ironshore makes two exec promotions within Bermuda operations

18th January 2018

Bermuda domiciled insurance and reinsurance holding company, Ironshore, has announced the appointment of Steve Horton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Iron Starr, and Susan Pateras to Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ironshore Bermuda. In their new positions, both Horton and Pateras will report to Ironshore Bermuda CEO, Mitch Blaser. Blaser, commented; "Steve and ... Read the full article

President of U.S. field operations, Joseph Boren retires from Ironshore

1st December 2017

Joseph Boren is set to retire from his role as Ironshore President of U.S. field Operations after serving in the role for 6 years. His successor, David Frediani, has been promoted from a role as President of Ironshore International and Head of Regional Distribution. Boren is credited with having elevated industry awareness ... Read the full article

Ironshore names new President of Environmental unit

28th November 2017

Ironshore has announced that Toby Smith has been appointed President of Ironshore Environmental, replacing John O'Brien who recently left the company. Smith will report to Shaun Kelly, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ironshore's U.S. business, and take responsibility for leading the global environmental unit. Smith helped launch the firm's environmental ... Read the full article

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