Endurance Specialty Holdings, a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has appointed Sean Fitzpatrick as president and head of US P&C retail insurance operations., effective from 1 October 2011.
As president and head of US P&C retail insurance operations, Fitzpatrick will be responsible for leading the initiative to expand Endurance’s presence in the US specialty retail market.
Based in New York City, he will report to William Jewett, president of Endurance Specialty Holdings.
Fitzpatrick has more than 20years experience in senior level insurance industry roles and has successfully managed and developed specialty property and casualty businesses throughout his career.
Most recently, Fitzpatrick was a senior vice president at The Hartford Financial Services Group where he led the company’s Middle Market Property & Casualty and Specialty Financial segments.
Before joining The Hartford, he spent more than a decade with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and its executive risk subsidiary.
Jewett said this new appointment will also enable Judy Hart, head of Endurance Risk Solutions and Insurance Operations in Bermuda, to focus her full attention on the Bermuda market and Endurance’s healthcare practice.
Through its operating subsidiaries, Endurance writes property, casualty, healthcare liability, agriculture and professional lines of insurance and property, catastrophe, casualty, aerospace and marine, and surety and other specialty lines of reinsurance.