Hamilton Re Hires Davis to Lead Entry into Property Direct & Facultative

February 29, 2016

Hamilton Re, the reinsurance operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, announced that Gavin Davis has joined the Bermuda-based company as senior vice president, head of Property Insurance, Bermuda.

Davis will be instrumental in leading the ongoing diversification of Hamilton Re’s portfolio to include property direct and facultative insurance, the company said. He reports to Tim Duffin, chief underwriting officer, Property, at Hamilton Re.

“We’re delighted to welcome Gavin to our team in Bermuda,” said Hamilton Re CEO Kathleen Reardon. “His arrival is timely, as our recent marketing initiatives have confirmed that there’s interest among our business partners in the lines of business that Gavin will add to our portfolio. His expertise, and the high regard with which he’s held by our clients, will facilitate our acceptance as a preferred property D&F underwriter.”

Davis joins Hamilton Re with over 20 years’ combined experience (15 years in re/insurance and five years in the capital markets and private equity industry) in both New York and Bermuda.

From November 2012 until August 2015, Davis was vice president and underwriter for Montpelier Reinsurance Ltd., where he most recently was head of the direct & facultative platform. Before joining Montpelier Re, he managed the U.S. direct insurance property portfolio at AXIS Specialty Ltd. for three years.

From 2005 until 2009, Davis was a senior property & energy broker with Guy Carpenter in Bermuda. He also held positions as a senior financial adviser and equity arbitrage trader with two Bermuda companies from 2001 to 2005 and obtained his NASD Securities License during that time.

Davis began his career with General Reinsurance Corp., based in its Manhattan offices from 1995 until 1998 before relocating to Bermuda in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Colby College,
Waterville, Maine.

Source: Hamilton Re

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