Hamilton Group hires Scully
Bermudian-based specialty re/insurance outfit Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd has appointed Elaine Scully as senior vice-president, head of casualty insurance in its Bermuda company, Hamilton Re Ltd.
Ms Scully will report to Tim Duffin, chief underwriting officer at Hamilton Re.
The company said she will be based in Bermuda and is due to join in mid-February, subject to immigration approval.
Megan Thomas, chief executive officer of Hamilton Re, said: “We're committed to the excess casualty insurance space in Bermuda and I'm thrilled to welcome Elaine to lead the charge. She is a dynamic and collaborative leader whose experience, skill and perspectives will be key as we continue to capture opportunities to maximise our portfolio, enabled by the current market."
The company said Ms Scully is “committed to superior client service and underwriting excellence”.
Hamilton said she most recently worked at Axa XL in Dublin, Ireland where she was head of excess casualty, responsible for navigating the competitive broker and economic environments to manage a team and strategically grow the business.
Before that, Ms Scully was vice-president, senior underwriter at XL Group, now Axa XL, in Dublin, where she was responsible for underwriting a profitable portfolio of diverse, complex accounts and high value client relationships.
During her time at XL Group, she held underwriting roles with increasing seniority, Hamilton said.
The initial years of her career were spent first at Allied World in Dublin as an underwriter, followed by Ironshore DAC in Dublin as a senior underwriter.