England joins Global Special Risks (GSR) as President and CEO

July 15, 2013

Houston-based Global Special Risks LLC (GSR), part of Ryan Specialty Group LLC, announced that Steven J. England has joined GSR as president and CEO.

England was formerly with Ironshore as executive vice president for U.S. Field Operations for Ironshore U.S., where he was instrumental in developing Ironshore’s property and specialty casualty business in the U.S.

Frederick C. Burns, Jr. will assume the newly created role of chief underwriting officer (CUO) and will work closely with England to help grow and expand GSR both domestically and internationally.

Global Special Risks was formed in 1979 as a London Market Coverholder (a managing general agency for Lloyd’s and London companies). GSR provides insurance and risk management services to energy, marine, cargo and special risks. Currently, GSR has offices in four major energy centers: Houston, New Orleans, Dallas and Calgary.

Source: Ryan Specialty Group LLC (RSG) and Global Specialty Risks LLC (GSR)

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