John Hendrickson is new CEO of Concert Group Holdings
Concert Group Holdings Inc has appointed John Hendrickson as chief executive officer.
Mr Hendrickson, who will take up his new position on January 1, succeeds Jonathan Reiss, who assumed the role of CEO at Concert’s inception in 2021.
“We’re delighted to welcome John to Concert,” chairman Brady Young said.
“Throughout his career, John has distinguished himself in delivering quality solutions and support to his client relations. His deep knowledge and experience in financial markets and the insurance industry represents precisely the right skill set as we enter our second full year of operation.”
Mr Young added: “We owe a debt of gratitude to Jonathan for leading Concert through our buildout phase. Among other milestones, he oversaw the launch of our excess and surplus lines platform, Concert Specialty Insurance Company, to complement our admitted carrier, Concert Insurance Company, and the recruitment of a seasoned leadership team.
“Jonathan will continue to provide us with his guidance and expertise as a member of the board, ensuring a seamless leadership transition as he hands the reins to John.”
Mr Hendrickson said: “I’m genuinely impressed with Concert’s leadership team. The company has positioned itself as a specialty fronting carrier focused on serving the captive and programme business market segments. I am excited to capitalise on what I consider a unique market opportunity.
“Led by chief underwriting officer Joe Alberti, Concert has developed a client-centric underwriting culture with a willingness to work with their business partners to find innovative risk solutions while remaining committed to disciplined underwriting.
“Concert also benefits from shareholders with a deep understanding of and appreciation for delivering superior risk transfer economics and structures in a rapidly evolving market.”
Mr Hendrickson’s nearly 40 years’ experience includes executive roles at StarStone Group, Validus Group and Swiss Re.