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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

Ironshore appoints three Specialty Casualty risk underwriters

1st November 2017

Ironshore has appointed three executives to underwrite specialty casualty risk in the excess underwriting unit, Iron-Excess, within its U.S. and London markets. Sonny Powers will lead the Iron-Excess Casualty unit in the U.S., while Owen Roddy and Oliver Ross will drive business growth for the Iron-Excess Casualty unit in the London ... Read the full article

Ironshore names Kristin McMahon Head of U.S. Claims

27th October 2017

Ironshore Inc. has named executive Kristin D. McMahon, Esq. as its new Head of U.S. Claims, effective immediately. Prior to the appointment, McMahon served as the company's Chief Claims Officer within its specialty healthcare unit, IronHealth, and also recently took on underwriting oversight as President of the unit's liability and regulatory ... Read the full article

Ironshore expands political risk lines for Asia Pacific region

24th October 2017

Ironshore Insurance Singapore is expanding Political Risk business lines, growing Political Risk & Trade Credit unit capacity from $15 million to $50 million and hiring Sam Lim as Political Risk & Trade Credit Underwriter, for the Asia Pacific region. Lim joins from AIG and will report to Boo Hui Yun, Managing Director, ... Read the full article

Ironshore Hong Kong reveals commercial legal expense mitigation cover

20th October 2017

Ironshore Hong Kong has introduced a specialty professional lines product that offers protection for After-the-Event Legal Expenses providing coverage for parties subject to expense losses following commercial litigation action to help mitigate loss exposure. The coverage, which is standardized within the U.K. legal community, has been adapted specifically for the Hong ... Read the full article

Ironshore expands Bermuda underwriting model to U.S. & UK

26th September 2017

Ironshore has expanded its Bermuda underwriting agency business model, Iron-Starr Excess, with the introduction of an agency that will service the U.S. and London insurance markets. “We have had a lot of success given the quality and experience of our team in Bermuda,” said Mitch Blaser, Ironshore’s Chief Operating Officer and ... Read the full article

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