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Fidelis appoints new group MD and UK CEO

  • Publish Date: Posted over 4 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Bermuda-based holding company Fidelis Insurance announced Daniel Burrows has been appointed to group managing director whilst Ian Burford has been appointed chief underwriting officer for Fidelis Underwriting Limited (FUL).

Burrows joined Fidelis in 2015 and previously was co-CEO of AonBenfield’s Global ReSpeciality (GRS) division.

Burford has over 3 decades of experience in the London market and most recently served as joint active underwriter and underwriting performance director at Novae.

Richard Brindle, chairman and group chief executive officer, said: “I am delighted Dan has accepted the position of group managing director. Dan will report to me and we will work together to support the growth and strategy across Fidelis’ Four Pillars.”

Brindle added: “Ian joined Fidelis in August 2017 as our Chairman of Specialised Risks. He has led the FUL team commendably during his tenure as Interim CEO and I am delighted to officially formalise Ian’s appointment as our CEO for FUL, reporting to Dan and supporting his new position as group managing director.”