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Talbot Underwriting Appoints Managing Director of Talbot Underwriting Australia

10 Nov 2016

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Talbot Underwriting Ltd. (“Talbot”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (“Validus”), is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Case as Managing Director of Talbot Underwriting Australia.

Andrew Case has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Over the course of his career he has established and led several businesses in Asia and Australia including Catlin Australia, where he held the role of Head of Country for more than 10 years. He also recently served as a member of the XL Catlin Regional Asia Pacific Board, where he held joint responsibility for the overall management of subsidiaries in Dubai, India, China, Malaysia and Singapore. Prior to this, Andrew was Executive Director at Willis Perth, Western Australia.

Talbot is committed to serving the Australian market and will continue to build out its capabilities in the region. Andrew’s appointment will further drive Talbot’s plans to strengthen its international presence and expand its business lines in Property, Crisis Management, Financial Lines and Specialty.

James Skinner, Chief Underwriting Officer Talbot, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Andrew to Talbot Underwriting Australia. I have no doubt that his experience and knowledge will be invaluable for our firm and our clients, as we continue to establish Talbot as a recognised leader in the region and expand our capabilities to meet client needs.”

About Talbot Underwriting Ltd.

Talbot Underwriting Ltd operates within the Lloyd’s insurance market through Syndicate 1183. Syndicate 1183 focuses on underwriting a number of specialty risks including marine, aviation, transport, energy, terrorism, political risk, accident and health, construction, contingency, financial institutions, property and treaty reinsurance. Syndicate 1183 has capacity of £600 million for the 2016 underwriting year of account.

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 Bermuda based reinsurer focused 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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