Joy LaHuta joins Ascot as head of claims – The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Business, Sports, Events, & Community

Log In

Reset Password

Joy LaHuta joins Ascot as head of claims

Joy LaHuta (Photograph supplied)

Ascot has appointment Joy LaHuta as senior vice-president and head of claims, Bermuda.

She will collaborate closely with Ascot’s Bermuda leadership team and underwriting leaders to deliver specialised claims expertise in support of Ascot’s Bermuda platform.

Ms LaHuta will also support strategic claims initiatives, including working closely with actuarial and risk management functions within Ascot Group. She will oversee claims handling for excess casualty, healthcare and management liability insurances as well as casualty treaty reinsurance.

Ms LaHuta joined Ascot from RenaissanceRe, where she most recently held the position of vice-president and head of claims, leading teams in Bermuda, Zurich, Australia, and Singapore. Prior to RenRe, she led the excess casualty, healthcare, and professional lines claims team for Iron-Starr Excess Agency. Her claims career began in 2003 at AIG in New York with AIG Environmental before moving to Bermuda with Torus Insurance in 2009.

Ian Thompson, Ascot’s chief underwriting officer, casualty and specialty, said: “As we increase our capabilities in Bermuda, we’re delighted to welcome Joy to Ascot. Our presence on the island now constitutes multiple platforms with solutions available across a broad range of insurance, reinsurance and alternative capital vehicles. The addition of Joy, with her significant expertise and deep industry knowledge, helps us to offer broader capabilities to our brokers and clients in Bermuda.”

Ms LaHuta said: “I’m very excited to join Ascot at this notable time in the company’s growth trajectory. Their Bermuda business has significantly expanded in recent years and I look forward to working with the underwriting teams on the island to enhance Ascot’s offering.”

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published January 19, 2021 at 8:00 am (Updated January 19, 2021 at 12:34 pm)

Joy LaHuta joins Ascot as head of claims

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon