James River Group adds to board


James River Group Holdings has announced the appointment of Christopher Harris and Sundar Srinivasan to its board of directors, and to its audit and investment committee, respectively.

“We are very pleased to welcome Chris and Sundar to our board. Chris is an experienced insurance leader with deep knowledge of the property and casualty industry,” said James River chairman, J. Adam Abram. “Sundar has extensive experience in investment management, and is very familiar with James River, having previously served as a director from 2007 to 2012. The insight they will bring to our Board of Directors and leadership team will be instrumental as we continue to build a best in class specialty underwriter.”

Srinivasan founded Emerald Lake Safety and was formerly a portfolio manager at Elliott Management. Srinivasan was a vice president in the investment banking group at Morgan Stanley and a management consultant at Oliver Wyman. He has also chaired or served on numerous company boards, including Blue Knight Energy Partners, DICE, Answer Financial and James River.

Harris served as chief executive officer and president of Montpelier Holdings from 2008 until its sale to Endurance Specialty in 2015. In addition, he served as chairman of the board for Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings from 2013 until 2015.

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