David Marra to transfer to Connecticut office as Casualty and
Specialty Reinsurance practice leader
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2014--
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) today announced that effective
July 1, 2014, Ross A. Curtis will become the Company’s Group Chief
Underwriting Officer, a post currently held by President and Chief
Executive Officer, Kevin J. O’Donnell.
In his new role, Mr. Curtis will be responsible for directing
RenaissanceRe’s underwriting strategy, activities, and teams across all
regions and platforms to ensure the highest levels of consistency and
customer service. As part of the transition, Mr. Curtis will relocate in
July 2014 from London to the Company’s headquarters in Bermuda.
The position of Active Underwriter of RenaissanceRe Syndicate 1458 at
Lloyd’s will transition from Mr. Curtis to Bryan M. Dalton, Senior Vice
President, through the balance of 2014, subject to regulatory approval.
Mr. Dalton has been with the Company for over 12 years and has most
recently been responsible for international and worldwide retrocessional
The Company also announced that during 2014, David E. Marra will
relocate to the Company’s Connecticut office, where he will continue to
lead the development of the U.S. specialty reinsurance business as
President of RenaissanceRe Underwriting Managers U.S. LLC. Mr. Marra
will remain SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer - Casualty and Specialty
for RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. and will be responsible for the
establishment and oversight of underwriting policy and deployment of
capital allocated to the Company’s specialty business.
Justin D. O’Keefe, SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer – Property for
RenaissanceRe Holdings, remains responsible for property underwriting at
a group-wide level. Messrs. O’Keefe and Marra will report to Mr. Curtis
and all three will continue to serve on the Company’s Executive
Kevin O’Donnell commented: “I am pleased to announce the promotion of
Ross to Chief Underwriting Officer and acknowledge his many
contributions over the past 15 years in both an underwriting and
strategic capacity. He will oversee all assumed and ceded risk across
our enterprise and will continue to uphold the very high standards of
disciplined underwriting, risk management and client service that have
long defined our Company.”
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. is a global provider of reinsurance and
insurance. The Company’s business consists of three reportable segments:
(1) Catastrophe Reinsurance, which includes catastrophe reinsurance and
certain property catastrophe joint ventures managed by the Company’s
ventures unit; (2) Specialty Reinsurance, which includes specialty
reinsurance and certain specialty joint ventures managed by the
Company’s ventures unit; and (3) Lloyd’s, which includes reinsurance and
insurance business written through RenaissanceRe Syndicate 1458.
Source: RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
Rohan Pai, 441-295-4513
Peter Hill or Dawn Dover, 212-521-4800