Hudson Insurance Environmental Products Unit Opens Dec. 1

Stamford, Conn.-based Hudson Insurance Group, the U.S. Insurance division of Odyssey Re Holdings Corp., reports that its Environmental Products unit will begin operations on Dec. 1, 2008.

Hudson Environmental Products is led by Steve Porcelli, senior vice president and managed by Joe Valenza, vice president. The new unit is headquartered in New York City.

Hudson Environmental Products will serve three segments of the environmental industry: environmental service; non-environmental business and site pollution.

Hudson Environmental Products said it will accept business on an open brokerage basis. Coverage is offered in all states by Hudson Specialty Insurance Co., predominately a non-admitted insurer.

Source: Hudson Insurance