Feb 22, 2017
Validus Specialty Appoints Cyber Team
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2017--
Validus Specialty Underwriting Services, Inc. (“Validus Specialty”), a
wholly owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (“Validus”), is
pleased to announce the appointment of a dedicated team of expert U.S.
cyber underwriters based in New York, writing on behalf of Talbot
Underwriting Ltd. (“Talbot”) through Syndicate 1183, and Western World
Insurance Group (“Western World”).
Jackie Lee joins the team as Vice President, and Mary Spicer joins the
team as Senior Underwriter.
Jackie Lee has over 18 years of experience in insurance, primarily in
Cyber and Commercial Errors and Omissions. Jackie most recently served
as Associate Vice President, Division Head-Cyber and Professional
Liability at Nationwide Insurance. She previously held the Assistant
Vice President, Professional Liability role with Arch Insurance.
Mary Spicer comes with experience in the insurance and brokering sector,
having held roles at Aon Risk Services and most recently at Nationwide
Insurance, specializing in Cyber and Commercial Errors and Omissions.
Jonathan Ritz, CEO of Validus Specialty said, “Validus Specialty is
uniquely positioned to deliver a suite of specialty insurance solutions
to U.S. clients and brokers through U.S. based underwriters, leveraging
the risk appetite and balance sheet capacity of Talbot and Western
World. As Validus Specialty continues to build out the Validus insurance
platform in the U.S., including a cyber-offering is a natural
progression and complement to our existing product offerings. We are
delighted to welcome Jackie and Mary to the global cyber team and are
confident that they will add tremendous value to our U.S. clients and
Validus Specialty Underwriters
Validus Specialty offers a wide range of E&S and Admitted insurance
solutions and operates on behalf of Western World Insurance Group and
Talbot Underwriting Ltd., through Syndicate 1183.
With the flexibility of offering ‘A’ rated Lloyd’s paper and ‘A’ rated
U.S. domestic excess & surplus lines and admitted paper through Western
World insurance companies, Validus Specialty offers enhanced
distribution access, excellent technical underwriting and claims
management, and access to leading underwriting capacity.
About Validus Holdings, Ltd.
Validus Holdings, Ltd. ("Validus") is a holding company for reinsurance
and insurance operating companies and investment advisors including
Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. (“Validus Re”), Talbot Underwriting Ltd.
(“Talbot”), Western World Insurance Group, Inc. (“Western World”) and
AlphaCat Managers, Ltd. (“AlphaCat”).
Validus Re is a global reinsurer focused primarily on treaty
reinsurance. Talbot is a specialty insurance group primarily operating
within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 1183. Western
World is a U.S. specialty lines insurance company focused on excess and
surplus lines. AlphaCat is a Bermuda based investment adviser managing
capital for third parties and Validus in insurance linked securities and
other property catastrophe and specialty reinsurance investments.
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