Craig Howie joins Hamilton Insurance as new chief financial officer
Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd today announced the appointment of Craig Howie as Group chief financial officer.
Mr Howie will report to Group chief executive officer Pina Albo, starting July 1, subject to requisite regulatory approval. He replaces Tony Ursano who will be leaving Hamilton in mid-July to set up an insurance and insurtech advisory business.
“We look forward to welcoming Craig to Hamilton and are delighted to have attracted someone of his depth and breadth of talent to complement the strength of our existing team,” Ms Albo said.
“With over 30 years’ experience in the global re/insurance market, Craig is an excellent choice to join our Group executive and to lead the global finance operations of our growing company. Craig is an experienced and highly respected industry professional who will transition seamlessly into his new role. Having worked with Craig in the past, I know he will be a valuable addition to the Hamilton team.”
Ms Albo thanked Mr Ursano for his focus, passion and drive during a significant time in the company’s growth.
“We wish him all the best in his future endeavours,” Ms Albo said.
Mr Howie joins Hamilton after nine years at Everest Re Group, where he was executive vice-president and CFO. Prior to joining Everest, Mr Howie spent 23 years at Munich Re America where he held a number of senior finance positions. Mr Howie, a certified accountant, started his career in public accounting with EY.