Brian Duperreault News

A.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of Hamilton Re & Subsidiaries Under Review

A.M. Best has placed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit of “a-” of Bermuda-based Hamilton Re Ltd., under review with developing implications. Also under review are Wilmington, Del.-based Hamilton Specialty Insurance Co. and Hamilton …

Hamilton Taps Freda as Chairman, Brown as Interim Group CEO, After Duperreault Resigns

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for property and casualty insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the U.S. and at Lloyd’s, announced that William C. Freda has been appointed to the position of chairman of the board and David …

AIG to Name Hamilton’s Duperreault as CEO: Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that American International Group Inc. plans to name Brian Duperreault, founder and CEO of Hamilton Insurance Group, as CEO, replacing Peter Hancock. The publication cited people familiar with the matter. Duperreault, 70, has extensive insurance …

CFOs Must View Their Companies ‘Holistically’: Hamilton’s CFO Reiss

A successful chief financial officer needs to be collegial, cooperative, highly visible and a strategic thinker who has the ability to view corporate risks holistically, according to Jonathan Reiss, CFO of Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group. In addition to assessing underwriting …

Former Citigroup Head, Weill, Steps Down as Chairman of Hamilton Insurance

Sanford “Sandy” Weill, the former head of Citigroup Inc., has stepped down as chairman of Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based company backed by quantitative hedge fund firm Two Sigma Investments. Weill, 82, is retiring effective immediately, and will be replaced as chairman …

ABIR Elects O’Donnell, Duperreault to Chair Posts

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) announced that following the results of a special election to fill a vacancy, Kevin O’Donnell, President and CEO of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., was elected First Deputy Chair and Brian Duperreault, Hamilton Insurance …

Hardy Pickering Promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Hamilton Re

Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group, the holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the U.S. and at Lloyd’s, announced that Vanessa Hardy Pickering has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer of Hamilton Re. Hardy Pickering, who …

Duperreault’s Hamilton Seeking Takeovers as IPO Likely

Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd., the company backed by hedge fund firm Two Sigma, is seeking more takeovers as CEO Brian Duperreault builds a business that he expects to take public. “We’re always looking. My job is to continually look for …

Greenberg at 90: Still Fighting and Angry After All These Years

Maurice “Hank” Greenberg spent some of his 90th birthday party like he’s spent much of the past decade: angry. As he addressed his family at a lunch at a private estate this month, one of his sons made another laugh. …

O’Donohoe Joins Hamilton Re to Lead Lloyd’s Syndicate Operations

The Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group, which operates P&C reinsurer Hamilton Re and the organization’s U.S. property casualty insurance operations Hamilton USA, announced that Dermot O’Donohoe, former CEO of Torus’ International Operations, has been appointed to lead the development of Hamilton’s …