The New York-headquartered Starr Companies appointed industry veteran Ed Navarro as head of its international insurance operations.
In his new role, Navarro will drive Starr’s expansion for all areas outside of the United States. He will continue to serve as global head of accident and health business until a successor is named. Navarro is a well-recognized executive in Latin America, Asia and in Europe.
Navarro will be supported by Steve Blakey who will also continue to lead the organization’s operation in London as well as continue to lead the global aviation insurance practice.
Starr Companies is comprised of C. V. Starr & Co. and Starr International USA. It is a global, privately held, insurance and financial services organization. Starr’s insurance companies, Starr Indemnity & Liability Company and Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company, provide property/casualty and accident and health insurance products, with significant access to the excess and surplus marketplace for certain lines of business.
The company also writes specialty lines covering aviation, marine, energy and excess casualty insurance, including risks with international exposures. The company provides a broad spectrum of services, including claims handling and settlement, reinsurance, risks assessment and loss control.