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Ascot appoints Jonathan M. Zaffino as Group President

NEW YORK, NY, 27 April 2020: Ascot today announces the appointment of Jonathan M. Zaffino as Group President. Mr. Zaffino joins Ascot as Group President and will be based in the company’s New York office after completing his contractual obligations with Everest. Mr....

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Ascot appoints Professional Indemnity underwriters

LONDON 24 March 2020: Ascot today announces the appointment of Antonio Bellanca, Matthew Watson, Manoj Sharma and Henry Hollingdale to write Professional Indemnity (PI). Writing at Lloyd’s on behalf of Ascot Syndicate 1414, the team’s book will consist of a number of...

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Ascot hires Drew Walter as Cyber & Commercial E&O Head

NEW YORK, NY, 19 December 2019: Ascot today announces the appointment of Drew Walter as Executive Vice President and Head of Cyber & Commercial E&O. Also joining the team are Tracy O’Hara, Abigail Oliver, Greg Garijanian, and Ben Mancuso. Based in New York,...

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Ascot appoints Patrick Kenahan and Excess Casualty team

BERMUDA, 29 October 2019: Ascot today announces the appointment of Patrick Kenahan as Head of Excess Casualty in Bermuda; and Jason Pugi, Kimberley Pursell and Michael Watkins, as Senior Vice Presidents. The team will write excess casualty insurance for large...

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Ascot hires Jeff Vetter as Inland Marine head

NEW YORK, NY, 19 February 2019: Ascot today announces the appointment of Jeff Vetter as Executive Vice President and Head of Inland Marine. Based in Atlanta, Jeff will build an inland marine practice taking advantage of both the admitted and E&S capabilities of...

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Ascot expands U.S. Marine team with West Coast hires

New York, NY, 14 December 2018: Ascot today announces the appointment of Chris Johnson and Jocelyne Factor as Underwriters in its U.S. marine team. Both will be based in the new San Francisco office, expanding Ascot’s geographic footprint to the West Coast. Chris,...

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