Ironshore expands Bermuda property team
Ironshore has announced the appointments of Ian Smith to the role of senior vice president, head of Bermuda property, and Shane Rozario as the chief operating officer, Bermuda property.
The company said that both Smith and Rozario will broaden their current underwriting responsibilities to lead the Bermuda team to bolster the diverse property portfolio established with the initial launch of Ironshore in 2007.
“Ian and Shane are seasoned employees of Ironshore with a proven track record of success and contributions, bringing a wealth of experience to their respective new roles within Bermuda property,” said Mitchell Blaser, CEO of Ironshore Bermuda. “We are delighted to promote these talented executives and are excited to have a reinvigorated new leadership within the team. We see a number of new growth opportunities for the property team here in Bermuda.”
Smith joined Ironshore in 2013 as vice president, property underwriter and brings over fifteen years of industry experience with both an underwriting and broking background. Prior to joining Ironshore, he spent five years with Arch Insurance (Bermuda) where he underwrote their technical risk book which include both energy and international property accounts. Prior to joining Arch, Smith was at XL Insurance (Bermuda) in their energy department where he underwrote and maintained a portfolio of US energy accounts. He began his insurance career as a property broker at Aon (Bermuda).
Rozario’s professional career spans more than 25 years in global property, with in-depth underwriting expertise in the London, US and Bermuda insurance markets. He joined Ironshore at its inception in 2007 as head of property claims and currently serves as a director of Ironshore Insurance. Previously, Rozario was vice president of property and energy claims with XL Capital in Bermuda, now XL Catlin. His industry tenure also includes underwriting roles with Vericlaim and DP Mann Syndicate 435 (now Faraday).