Hamilton Re shakes up senior management team


The Bermuda-based platform of Hamilton Insurance Group has announced new appointments and senior role changes in its management team.

Minesh Shah has joined Hamilton Re in the newly-created role of senior vice president, actuary. Shah will report to chief risk officer Pete Skerlj. He has previously worked in Bermuda and in the UK with Platinum Underwriters, Renaissance Re and XL Catlin.

Richard Sammons, who joined Hamilton Re in October 2014 as senior vice president, specialty, has been made the head of specialty with executive responsibility for the development of Hamilton Re's specialty book of business. Sammons reports to Claude Lefebvre, chief underwriting officer of casualty and specialty.

Furthermore, Sam Thomsen has been given the newly-created position of senior vice president, head of technology. Reporting to chief risk officer Pete Skerlj, Thomsen leads an engineering team that designed and continues to enhance Hamilton Re's technology platform. He also works in concert with senior vice president, head of information systems Matt Isaly to execute the organisation's technology roadmap. Thomsen joined Hamilton Re in 2014.

Kathleen Reardon, CEO of Hamilton Re, commented: "I'm delighted to welcome Minesh to Hamilton Re and to acknowledge the new titles for Richard and Sam's positions," said chief executive officer Kathleen Reardon.

"Our commitment to data-driven underwriting as well as the ongoing diversification of our portfolio is ably supported by these developments. I'm proud to have these talented and experienced employees on my team."

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