Stephen Postlewhite News

Aspen Looks to Rebound from ‘Considerable Poor Performance’ by Insurance Unit

Aspen Insurance Holdings lost nearly $185 million in the 2017 fourth quarter, or $3.25 per diluted share. The struggling Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer also saw its consolidated combined ratio hit 152.6. While California wildfire catastrophe costs contributed greatly to Aspen’s …

Aspen Announces Cohen to Lead Insurance Unit, Succeeding Postlewhite

Aspen announced that David Cohen, president and chief underwriting officer of Aspen Insurance, will lead the day-to-day management of the Insurance business, reporting to group chief executive officer, Chris O’Kane. “David joined Aspen in November 2015. Since his arrival, he …

Aspen Announces New CEOs for Insurance & Reinsurance Units as Vitale Retires

Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. has appointed new leaders for its insurance and reinsurance segments, in response to the announced retirement of CEO Mario Vitale. Stephen Postlewhite, previously chief executive officer of Aspen Reinsurance, has been appointed chief executive officer, …

Aspen Re Appoints Cardona as Managing Director for Latin America & Caribbean

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd.announced that its reinsurance segment, Aspen Re has appointed Hugo A. Cardona as managing director for Latin America and Caribbean. Cardona will join Aspen on May 2 from Odyssey Reinsurance Co. where he was chief underwriting officer …

Aspen Re Opens Dubai Hub; Senior Appointments Announced

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced that its reinsurance segment, Aspen Re, has opened a new hub for the Middle East and Africa in Dubai. The establishment of a reinsurance hub in Dubai is consistent with Aspen Re’s strategy of maximizing …

Aspen Re Appoints De Couto as Head of Portfolio Analytics

Aspen Re has appointed Douglas De Couto as head of portfolio analytics. De Couto will be joining Aspen Re from RenaissanceRe where until recently he was assistant vice president, corporate risk, a role in which he led a team responsible …

Aspen Reports Q1 After-Tax Net Income of $128M; Combined Ratio of 88.9%

Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited reported after tax net income of $128.0 million, or $1.87 diluted net income per share, for the first quarter of 2015, compared with $120.4 million, or diluted net income per share of $1.66, reported for …

Aspen Re Renews Special Purpose Insurer Silverton for 2015

Aspen Reinsurance, the reinsurance segment of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, announced that its Aspen Capital Markets division has renewed Silverton Re for 2015. Silverton Re is a Bermuda-domiciled special purpose insurer which was established in December 2013 to provide additional …