Quanta Capital Appoints Byrne European Chief Underwriting Officer

January 19, 2005

Bermuda-based Quanta Capital Holdings Ltd., which provides specialty insurance, reinsurance, and risk consulting services through its subsidiaries, announced the appointment of John J. Byrne as Chief Underwriting Officer for Quanta’s European operations, Quanta Europe Ltd., based in Dublin, Ireland.

Bermuda-based Quanta Capital Holdings Ltd., which provides specialty insurance, reinsurance, and risk consulting services through its subsidiaries, announced the appointment of John J. Byrne as Chief Underwriting Officer for Quanta’s European operations, Quanta Europe Ltd., based in Dublin, Ireland.

He most recently served as VP and financial lines manager – Iberia for AIG Europe S.A., a member of American International Group based in Madrid. “Mr. Byrne brings more than twenty-five years of professional industry experience and has held a variety of underwriting roles with AIG Europe in London, Dublin, Prague, Paris and Madrid, in addition to his initial role with AIG’s internal audit function,” said the announcement. Prior to joining AIG he was with Banque Nationale de Paris in Dublin.

Richard Harris, managing director of Quanta’s European operations, stated: “John brings a strong background and significant industry expertise to Quanta Europe, and we are delighted to welcome him as the Chief Underwriting Officer. We are looking forward to John’s contributions in expanding our European specialty lines strategy and our European operations.”

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