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StarStone unveils crisis management division following trio of hires

February 12, 2018

StarStone, a specialty insurer and subsidiary of Bermuda-based Enstar Group, has introduced a crisis management division following three new appointments.

The new division will offer war and terrorism (re)insurance and credit and political risks insurance.

James Hannan has been named as head of war and terrorism. Hannan joins StarStone from Antares Managing Agency where he served as class underwriter, terrorism and political violence for the past six years. Prior to this he worked for Travelers Syndicate 5000 as deputy class underwriter, terrorism.

Andrew Summers has been appointed as senior political risk underwriter. He joins from ArgoGlobal, where he was a credit and political risks underwriter. Before ArgoGlobal, Summers worked for AIG Europe as a political risk underwriter.

Amy Henry will assume the role of war and terrorism underwriter. Henry joins from Antares Managing Agency where she most recently served as a deputy terrorism underwriter.

StarStone have said the trio of appointments will enhance its war and terrorism team led by Simon Low.

Low joined StarStone in July 2017 as group head of political risks & crisis management.

Commenting on the newly-formed division and trio of appointments, Demian Smith, StarStone group CEO said: “It gives me great pleasure to announce the launch of our new crisis management division, which builds on the established strengths of our war and terrorism team, and to welcome James, Andy and Amy. Added to our existing team, they collectively form a considerable capability that will be a significant asset in StarStone’s continued success and development.”