Endurance Announces Hire of Three Professional Lines Experts

July 2, 2003

Bermuda’s Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd., a global provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that it has recently hired three recognized technicians in the Professional Lines area to help manage its growing book of business: David A. Utsey, David M. Rogers, and Jesse Haldeman.

“The department, headed by Executive Vice President David Cabral, provides directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, employment practices liability, and fiduciary liability for commercial and financial institutions worldwide,” said the bulletin. Cabral indicated that he was “very excited to have David, Jesse, and David onboard. These individuals bring the analytical expertise and industry experience we sought when building out our Professional Lines group, and I look forward to working with them for many years to come.”

The bulletin gave the following details:

David A. Utsey – Vice President, Professional Lines has almost twenty years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently he served as the Senior Vice President, Regional Practice Leader for Willis’ Global Financial & Executive Risk Practice out of Chicago. His responsibilities included the marketing, production and solicitation of Professional Lines in coordination with the production staffs within the 13 offices of which he had primary responsibility. Prior to the Chicago regional position, David was a Vice President with Willis’ Global Financial & Executive Practice out of New York. He has also held positions with a prominent wholesale insurance broker and Professional Liability lines insurer.

David M. Rogers – Underwriter, Professional Lines joined Endurance Specialty Ltd. from Marsh Global Broking in Chicago. While at Marsh, David handled the marketing and placement of Professional Liability Programs for Risk Management Accounts in the Midwest Territory. Prior to joining Marsh, he worked for Chubb EP, underwriting Professional Liability Lines. After graduating from Michigan State University, David worked at Kemper International as a Business Analyst.

Jesse Haldeman – Underwriter, Professional Lines joined Endurance from Zurich North America where he worked as an underwriter in the Diversified Financial Institutions group, specializing in professional liability for insurance companies. Prior to Zurich, he was Director of New Business Development for NexPub, Inc., an online e-procurement company. Jesse started his career in the insurance industry as a trainee and then as an underwriter in the Department of Financial Institutions at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Jesse holds a B.A. in Political Science and German, from Hamilton College in upstate New York

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