James River boosts investor relations with Argo appointment


James River boosts investor relations with Argo appointment

Brett Shirreffs, senior vice president for investments & investor relations, James River Group

Bermuda-based casualty re/insurer James River Group Holdings has appointed Brett Shirreffs as its new senior vice president for investments and investor relations. He will be responsible for investments, investor relations, and rating agency activity and report to chief financial officer Sarah Doran.

Shirreffs joins James River from Argo Group International Holdings, where he was group treasurer and head of investor relations. Before that, he was a vice president at New York-headquartered investment bankers Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, and previously worked within equity research covering property and casualty insurers.

Doran said: “It is very exciting to welcome Brett to James River, and I personally look forward to working with him in his new role. With deep investor relations and investment experience in the property and casualty insurance sector, he will be a very valuable asset working with investors, investment managers and other key external partners.”

James River owns and operates a group of specialty re/insurance companies operating in excess and surplus lines, specialty admitted insurance and casualty reinsurance. Approximately 70% of its group-wide gross written premiums originate from the US excess and surplus lines market.

James River Group Holdings, Appointment, Casualty, Investor Relations, Investments, Insurance, Reinsurance, Brett Shirreffs, Sarah Doran, Bermuda, USA

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