Ironshore Inc. announces the appointment of James R. Swan as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions Insurance, Americas. He will oversee Ironshore’s dedicated mergers & acquisitions activities for complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions within the North and Latin American regions. Mr. Swan will report to Rowan Bamford, Ironshore’s Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax. Four additional M&A industry specialists have been named to serve in the New York office: Valentine Han, Scott G. Pegram, Victoria Rosales and Hilary Weiss. Cristina Merry del Val, Mergers & Acquisitions Production Specialist based in Miami, will also report to Mr. Swan.
Pembroke Syndicate 4000 announces the development of an endorsement to enhance the Investment Management Insurance (IMI) policy offered by the Financial Institutions unit in London. Pembroke’s new endorsement will accompany the standard IMI policy wording to clarify and expand the scope of protection against cyber risks.
Ironshore Inc. announces that Lainie R. Dorneker has been appointed as President of IronHealth, the healthcare professional liability unit. She assumes the role from Matthew Dolan, who was recently named President of Ironshore U.S. Operations. In her new role, she will continue to report to Mr. Dolan.
Ironshore Inc. announces the expansion of its partnership between Iron-Starr Excess Agency Ltd. (Iron-Starr) with Oil Casualty Insurance Ltd. (OCIL) to underwrite Property Lines. Iron-Starr has underwritten coverages on behalf of OCIL, a subscribing insurer for Financial Lines since 2016. The broadened relationship with OCIL will enable Iron-Starr to deliver an increase in syndicated capacity for Commercial Property risks, including natural catastrophe perils, within the Bermuda market.
“Iron-Starr’s newest agreement with OCIL strengthens
Ironshore Inc. announces that David D. Russo has been named Vice President, Regional Executive of the Mid-Atlantic Region, based in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Russo will be responsible for the management, oversight and operational execution of Ironshore’s business development strategies throughout its regional distribution platform. He assumes the position from Kevin Fee, who was recently appointed Chief Operating Officer of Ironshore Environmental. Mr. Russo will report to David Frediani, President of U.S. Field Operations.
For the second year in a row XL Catlin has topped Advisen’s annual Pacesetter index, an annual recognition of product innovation in the P&C insurance industry. In fact the top three remain in place from our tally a year ago, with Chubb and Ironshore ranked second and third, respectively. Insurers XL Catlin, Chubb (formerly as ACE prior to the merger), and Ironshore have dominated the top three slots since 2013.
Ironshore distinguishes itself in the industry by closely aligning our claim professionals with members of the underwriting, actuarial and finance teams. This is our way of ensuring that the people who make the promises, keep the promises and that our policyholder claims are handled in a professional and expeditious manner.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a United States federal law that requires United States persons, including individuals who live outside the United States, to report their financial accounts held outside of the United States, and requires foreign financial institutions to report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about their U.S. clients. As Ironshore has many U.S. and internationally domiciled companies we have endeavored to comply with the FATCA regulations. All FATCA documentation is available within the following pages upon registration.