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2017 Press Releases

Date: 09.25.17

Ironshore Inc. Expands Underwriting Agency Business Into The U.S. and London Markets

Ironshore Inc. is announcing today the formation of Iron-Excess, an expansion of the Iron-Starr Excess underwriting agency business model that has been serving the Bermuda market since 2009.

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Date: 11.30.17

Ironshore Announces Retirement of Industry Environmental Leader Joseph Boren

Ironshore Inc. announces the retirement of industry veteran Joseph L. Boren as of year-end 2017. Mr. Boren’s role as President of U.S. Field Operations will be assumed by David R. Frediani, currently President of Ironshore International and Head of Regional Distribution.

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Date: 10.30.17

Iron-Excess Appoints Three Executives to Serve U.S. and London Markets

Ironshore is pleased to announce the appointments of three executives to underwrite Specialty Casualty risk in U.S. and London markets. Iron-Excess, the excess underwriting unit of Ironshore Insurance Services LLC formed in September 2017, has named Sonny Powers to lead the Iron-Excess Casualty unit in the U.S. Owen Roddy and Oliver Ross will drive business growth for the Iron-Excess Casualty unit in the London market. They will report to Steve Horton, Head of Iron-Excess.

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Date: 10.23.17

Ironshore Names Kristin D. McMahon to Head U.S. Claims

Ironshore Inc. has named company executive Kristin D. McMahon, Esq. as Head of U.S. Claims, effective immediately. Prior to the appointment, Ms. McMahon served as Chief Claims Officer of IronHealth, the specialty healthcare unit, and more recently assumed underwriting oversight as President of IronHealth’s liability and regulatory lines. In the new role, she will be responsible for claims management oversight and litigation management services for all Ironshore specialty business lines within the U.S., including health, reporting to Mike Mitrovic, Head of Global Claims for Ironshore Inc.

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Date: 10.19.17

Ironshore Insurance LTD., Singapore Branch, Increases Capacity for Political Risk Lines

Ironshore Insurance Ltd., Singapore Branch, announces increase in capacity for Political Risk business lines within the Political Risk & Trade Credit unit. Available capacity now stands at $50 million (USD), an increase from $15 million (USD), effective immediately. In addition, Ironshore is expanding its Political Risk & Trade Credit team in Singapore with the appointment of Sam Lim to serve as Underwriter, Political Risk & Trade Credit, Asia Pacific, reporting to Boo Hui Yun, Managing Director, Ironshore Asia Pacific. Mr. Lim joins Ironshore from AIG.

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2017 News

Date: 12.05.17

Business Insurance's 2017 Women to Watch: Ironshore's Gillian Barnes

Gillian Barnes learned the value of hard work early in her insurance career. Ms. Barnes, London-based head of claims for Ironshore International, a unit of Ironshore Inc., came to the industry in 1986 as an accident claims correspondence clerk for Municipal Mutual Insurance Co. after having studied law at university.

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Date: 08.31.17

Risk Management Tips for Schools Facing Catastrophic Events like Hurricane Harvey

Students in Texas and Louisiana have suffered a disastrous start to the school year. Hurricane Harvey has swept through the states leaving devastation and severe flooding in its wake

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Date: 07.11.17

Ironshore’s Kim Boldi and Farah Kahn were selected by the editors of Intelligence Insurers “Rising Stars 2017”

In this new and updated edition for 2017 Intelligent Insurer profiles 35 of the leading young talents in the re/insurance industry today.Each featured Rising Star has a full biography, giving background and detail into the exciting up and coming talent who are already making waves within the industry.

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Date: 06.14.17

Guest Article: "What Can Be Done About Lone Wolf Terrorist Threat” By Jeffrey D. Simon

Traditional counterterrorism measures—such as military, economic, and diplomatic actions—will not work against the individual terrorist.

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Date: 05.09.17

Ironshore’s Kelley Enthused by Liberty Acquisition

Combining Liberty Mutual’s standard line depth and Ironshore’s underwriting expertise bodes well, he says.

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