Ascot News

Ascot Launches Ethos Specialty Insurance Services

Posted August 22, 2017

LONDON, UK, 22 August 2017: Ascot Group Limited (AGL) today announced the creation of Ethos Specialty Insurance Services, LLC, a standalone managing general agent (MGA) under AGL. Michael Sillat has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Ethos, effective 1 December 2017. The formation of Ethos represents an important step in AGL’s long term strategy […]

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Ascot Announces Appointment of Greg Wolyniec as Head of Global Strategy and Formation of a New MGA Platform

Posted July 27, 2017

LONDON, UK, 27 July 2017: Ascot today announced the appointment of Greg Wolyniec as Head of Global Strategy, effective 31 July, 2017. Greg has over twelve years of strategy and M&A experience and was previously Senior Managing Director at AIG, Inc., leading strategic and innovation efforts for AIG’s global commercial business. In his role as […]

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Ascot Group Limited Appoints Neill Currie as Executive Chairman

Posted June 28, 2017

LONDON, UK / HAMILTON, BERMUDA, 28 June 2017: Ascot Group Limited (AGL), a Bermuda-based holding company, today announced the appointment of Neill Currie as its Executive Chairman, effective 21 June, 2017. Currently, AGL holds Ascot Underwriting Ltd., a leading global specialty insurance underwriter, which manages Syndicate 1414 at Lloyd’s, and Ascot Underwriting Bermuda Limited, a […]

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Ascot Appoints Ray Antes

Posted March 14, 2017

LONDON, 14 March 2017: Ascot Underwriting Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Antes as Executive Underwriter with responsibility for and oversight of the Political Risk team. Ray has over 30 years’ insurance experience and joins Ascot from AIG where he was Senior Vice President of AIG Europe Limited with his responsibilities including Global […]

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Ascot Appoints Healthcare Team

Posted January 26, 2017

LONDON, 26 January 2017: Ascot Underwriting Ltd. is pleased to announce that Ian Thompson, Nick Williamson, and Justin Keith will be joining Ascot on 1 March to underwrite Healthcare, Casualty Treaty, and Specialty Reinsurance business, based in Ascot’s office in Bermuda. The appointments are subject to regulatory and immigration approval. Ian Thompson is the Global […]

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Ascot Appoints John Lloyd to its Board

Posted September 22, 2016

LONDON, 22 September 2016: Ascot Underwriting Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of John Lloyd to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director. John is former CEO of JLT Specialty Ltd. and is currently a Non-Executive Director of JLT Specialty Ltd. John Lloyd was a founding Director of Lloyd Thompson Ltd. in 1981 and was […]

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Ascot enters investment relationship with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Posted September 16, 2016

LONDON, 16 September 2016: Ascot Underwriting Ltd. announced today that it has entered into a new investment relationship with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for its Lloyd’s business. CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of its 19 million contributors and beneficiaries. […]

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Ascot Appoints Neil Whitbread as Personal Accident Underwriter

Posted May 26, 2016

LONDON, 26 May 2016 – Ascot Underwriting Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Whitbread as Underwriter for Personal Accident. Neil has 22 years’ underwriting experience and joins Ascot from The Channel Syndicate where he was Head of the Accident & Health team. Andrew Brooks, Chief Executive Officer of Ascot Underwriting Ltd. said, […]

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Simon Kimberley Appointed CUO of Ascot Underwriting Bermuda

Posted December 2, 2015

LONDON, 2 December 2015: Ascot Underwriting Ltd. is pleased to announce that Simon Kimberley has been appointed Chief Underwriting Officer of Ascot Underwriting (Bermuda) Limited (AUB). Simon transferred to AUB in 2014 as underwriter and was formerly an underwriter with Ascot’s Treaty team in London. Mark Pepper, Chief Underwriting Officer of Ascot Underwriting Ltd. said, […]

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Ascot Appoints Casualty Fac Team to Ascot Underwriting Inc.

Posted June 3, 2015

LONDON, 3 June 2015 – Ascot Underwriting Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Beall as Chief Underwriting Officer of Casualty Fac and Lex Smart as Senior Vice President of Ascot Fac, within Ascot Underwriting Inc., Ascot’s U.S. operation. The team will report to Rory Cline, President of Ascot Fac. Andrew Brooks, Chief […]

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