Warwicker joins Endurance; Hart gets new role
Michael Warwicker has joined Endurance Specialty Holdings from Iron-Starr Excess Casualty to take the role of head of Insurance Operations, Endurance Risk Solutions (Bermuda).
The announcement came on Friday nearly three months after Iron-Starr announced that Mr Warwicker had resigned his post as chief operating officer to pursue other interests.
Endurance Risk Solutions provides excess casualty, professional liability, and medical professional liability coverage with a focus on Fortune 1000 companies and large multi-hospital systems and university teaching hospitals.
Mr Warwicker has more than 30 years experience in the industry, having served in senior underwriting and business development roles with responsibilities across the US and in Bermuda and Europe, most recently developing and managing catastrophe excess lines of business focused on global 1000 clients.
In addition, Endurance announced that Judy Hart had been appointed to the role of vice-chairperson of Healthcare Insurance, subject to approval by the Department of Immigration. In a statement, the company credited Ms Hart with building Endurances healthcare liability practice.
In this new role, Ms Hart will be responsible for leading strategic initiatives to expand and market Endurances product offerings. She will also continue to service key clients as an adviser to the healthcare underwriting team.
Ms Hart joined Endurance in 2002 and built Endurances Healthcare Liability Practice. Ms Hart has more than 30 years experience in the design and implementation of risk management and risk financing programmes for the healthcare industry and was instrumental in the formation of the Bermuda Society for Healthcare Risk Management, serving as the first president of that organisation, as well as on its board of directors.
Ms Hart said: Its gratifying to be able dedicate more time to a discipline that I am passionate about, especially at a time when there are so many new developments in the healthcare industry. Im looking forward to supporting Mike through the transition and beyond as Endurance continues to develop new products and capabilities that best address the risk management needs of our clients.
Endurance CEO David Cash said: Judy joined Endurance in our early days and has been a driving force in developing not only our healthcare practice but our Bermuda and US excess liability insurance business.
Given her depth of knowledge and expertise, we are enthusiastic about her new role and pleased that she will continue to support her Endurance colleagues and clients.
He added: Michael comes to Endurance with an impressive track record as an underwriter and builder of businesses. With his strong background in large risk insurance and his experience working with global clients in London, Bermuda and the US he is a great fit for Endurance and in particular, Endurance Risk Solutions.
Michaels knowledge of the market, technical underwriting skills and significant management and business development experience are a welcome complement to those of our talented Bermuda team.
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