Starr Companies Hires Chartis Exec as Head of Specialty Reinsurance

February 16, 2012

Starr Companies appointed Bob Coords as head of Starr Specialty Reinsurance, a division of Starr Indemnity & Liability Company.

Coords comes from Chartis where he had been serving as president of the reinsurance solutions division since 2005.

In his new role, Coords and his team will initially concentrate their efforts on the agriculture sector with a specific focus on crop business. He is an experienced insurance and reinsurance executive having overseen large portfolios of specialty business. Coords is based out of New York reporting to Charles Dangelo, president and CEO of Starr Indemnity & Liability Company and Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company.

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.

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