Alterra Appoints Chief Claims Officer in New York

Alterra Capital Holdings Limited recently appointed Nicholas Conca to the newly created position of chief claims officer, insurance. Conca, based in New York City, will start his new position in November.

Conca has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience, including many years of direct or managerial involvement with insurance claims operations. He was most recently executive vice president of U.S. operations for Integro Insurance Brokers, and was previously with Crystal & Co., Liberty International and Reliance National.

Conca began his career at the law firm of Wilson Elser Edelman Moskowitz & Dicker, where he served as claims counsel to major insurance companies.

Alterra Capital Holdings Limited, headquartered in Bermuda, provides diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities, and property/casualty insurers in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company had $158 million net profit for the first half of 2012.