Guy Carpenter’s Bufkin Joins Hamilton USA

Hamilton Insurance Group today announced that Barbara C. Bufkin will be joining its U.S. operations, Hamilton USA, as executive vice president, Business Development.

Reporting to Hamilton USA CEO Conan Ward, Bufkin will be responsible for distribution, marketing and sales strategies, new products, and for various programs including reinsurance strategies.

Barbara Bufkin
Barbara Bufkin

She will be based in Princeton, New Jersey.

A 30-year plus veteran of the insurance industry, Bufkin joins Hamilton USA from Guy Carpenter & Co. where she held the position of chief operating officer, Global Strategic Advisory. Prior to joining Guy Carpenter, she was a member of the executive team at Argo International Holdings.

Bufkin has also served as director of Swiss Re New Markets and as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Swiss Re subsidiary Facility Insurance Holding Corp.

As of June 30, 2014, Hamilton Insurance Group had $800 million in capital.