Torus Appoints Whiting Senior Treaty Casualty Reinsurance Underwriter

November 16, 2009


Torus, has appointed David Whiting as Senior Casualty Reinsurance Underwriter, with immediate effect. He is based in Bermuda, and takes over responsibility for all of Torus Re’s casualty underwriting. Whiting reports directly to Tim Mardon, Torus Re’s President and Chief Underwriting Officer.


Whiting was most recently President and CEO of Wind River Reinsurance Company Ltd, Bermuda, where he was responsible for all non-US operations of the group. He has also held senior positions at Swiss Re, Zurich Insurance Group, the Hartford Insurance Group, Tillinghast, Quanta and the Centre Reinsurance Companies.



A mathematics graduate from the University of Waterloo and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Whiting is also a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, the Society of Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).



Mardon noted Whiting’s extensive experience. He indicated that Torus expects the “current competitive trends in the casualty market” to improve, and that the company, would “be in a position to respond. To this end the unit will be making several further key appointments in the near future.



Source: Torus Insurance: www.torusinsurance.com

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