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Endurance Specialty Holdings Announces Head of U.S. Unit

Posted on 08 Dec 2010

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Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that Steven Dresner will assume responsibility for the company's specialty insurance business unit, managing programs with Managing General Underwriters (MGUs) as well as developing partnerships with additional MGUs in specialty areas.

Mr. Dresner has more than 28 years of experience in the insurance industry and has served in several senior underwriting roles at Endurance, most recently as Head of Endurance Worldwide Reinsurance's Casualty Treaty and Workers' Compensation business unit. In this role, his responsibilities included managing the company's relationship with a key Managing General Agent (MGA) business partner in the workers' compensation specialty area.

William M. Jewett, President of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., indicated, "Program business provides an opportunity for us to leverage our knowledge of specialty businesses and additional distribution channels to diversify our product offerings. Steve has proven to be a valuable asset to Endurance as we have built our underwriting portfolio and I look forward to his continued success in this new role."
Mr. Dresner will report to John Zachry, head of Endurance's U.S. insurance wholesale operations, who added, "I am confident that Steve's background in both insurance and reinsurance underwriting as well as his experience managing