Troy Fornof is set to join reinsurer Validus Holdings’ primary arm Western World Insurance as Underwriting and Marketing Vice President of Contract Division from August 28th.
Fornof will work closely with Tim Hochkeppel, Gary Tiepelman and Rosemary D’Aco to oversee the continued expansion of the firm’s Contract Binding Authority business, working from New Jersey.
Bob Livingston, President and CEO of Western World, commented; “We are excited for Troy to join our team as a Vice President of Western World.
“Given his extensive knowledge of our industry and his clear understanding of what it takes to build and manage a successful operations strategy, we look forward to working with him to further expand our existing distribution network.”
Fornof joins Western World from a role as Senior Vice President and National Distribution Director at Endurance Insurance, He commented; “I am thrilled to be joining Western World and am eager to help them continue to grow their position as a leader in the E&S market. There is great opportunity for me here and I can’t wait to get started.”
He brings over 25 years experience and has further leadership experience from serving as Director of Branch Development and Operations at USG Insurance Services and Vice President of CRC Insurance Services.