People: Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd (ENH)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Charman

61 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael McGuire

41 2006 Chief Financial Officer

Jerome Faure

56 2013 Chief Executive Officer - Global Reinsurance

John Kuhn

49 2012 Chief Executive Officer - Global Insurance

Catherine Kalaydjian

55 2013 Chief Operations Officer, Chief Claims Officer

Brian Goshen

51 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer

John Del Col

52 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Graham Evans

46 2013 Executive Vice President, Head - International Insurance

John Lavin

2014 Executive Vice President - U.S. Excess & Surplus (E&S) Property

Jeremy Isaacs

2014 Senior Vice President of Commercial Directors & Officers Unit in London

Mark Silverstein

51 2005 Chief Investment Officer

Joan deLemps

62 2013 Chief Risk Officer

William Bolinder

70 2013 Lead Independent Director

John Baily

70 2003 Independent Director

Norman Barham

72 2004 Independent Director

Galen Barnes

66 2004 Independent Director

Steven Carlsen

57 2006 Independent Director

Susan Fleming

44 2011 Independent Director

Scott Moore

61 2011 Independent Director

William Raver

66 2006 Independent Director

Robert Spass

58 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Charman

Mr. John R. Charman is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Charman has four decades of global experience in the insurance industry and has been in a senior underwriting position since 1975 and a CEO role since 1981. Most recently, Mr. Charman founded Axis Capital Holdings Limited in 2001 and served for 11 years as its Chief Executive Officer and President. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Charman served as Deputy Chairman of ACE INA Holdings and President of ACE International. Mr. Charman also served as Chief Executive Officer at ACE Global Markets from 1998 to 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Charman was the Chief Executive Officer of Tarquin plc, the parent company of the Charman Underwriting Agencies at Lloyd’s, which was sold to Ace Limited in 1998. Mr. Charman was the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Lloyd’s and a member of the Lloyd’s Core Management Group and Lloyd’s Market Board between 1995 and 1997, which was during the financial crisis at Lloyd’s. Mr. Charman held the position of Second Deputy Chairman of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers from January 2011 to June 2012. Mr. Charman is currently a member of the Board of the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art.

Michael McGuire

Mr. Michael J. McGuire is Chief Financial Officer of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. McGuire joined Endurance in 2003 to lead its external reporting, treasury and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives. Mr. McGuire came to Endurance from Deloitte & Touche LLP where he spent over nine years working in a variety of audit and advisory roles in the United States, Bermuda and Europe. In his last role at Deloitte & Touche, Mr. McGuire served as a senior manager in their merger and acquisition advisory practice, providing transaction accounting, structuring and due diligence services to private equity and strategic investors. Mr. McGuire is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jerome Faure

Mr. Jerome Faure is Chief Executive Officer - Global Reinsurance of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Over his 25 year career, Mr. Faure has held senior underwriting and management positions in a number of global reinsurance companies. Most recently, he was a Partner in ILS Capital Management in Bermuda focused on Insurance Linked Securities, Industry Loss Warranties and collateralized reinsurance. Prior to that, he served as Director and Chief Underwriting Officer for Tokio Millennium Re, Ltd. where he managed their Bermuda-based reinsurance operations offering a range of U.S. and international products. Mr. Faure started his reinsurance career at the SCOR Group, progressing through a number of positions of increasing responsibility in Paris, Tokyo, London and New York. He became President & Chief Executive Officer of SCOR US Corporation and a member of the SCOR Group Executive Committee responsible for worldwide Property & Casualty.

John Kuhn

Mr. John A. Kuhn is Chief Executive Officer - Global Insurance of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Kuhn joined Endurance from Axis Capital where his most recent role was Chief Underwriting Officer, Axis Insurance, responsible for the worldwide insurance operations and, prior to that, Chief Executive Officer, North American Division, Axis Insurance. He joined Axis Capital in 2003 when the company acquired Kemper Insurance’s Financial Insurance Solutions business which Mr. Kuhn had built as President of that business unit. Mr. Kuhn started his insurance career at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, where he assumed increasing responsibility, culminating in the role of Chief Underwriting Officer for Chubb/Executive Protection. Mr. Kuhn holds a B.A. degree from Wesleyan University.

Catherine Kalaydjian

Ms. Catherine A. Kalaydjian is Chief Operations Officer, Chief Claims Officer of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Ms. Kalaydjian was named Chief Operations Officer of Endurance in July 2013 and has been Chief Claims Officer since March 2007. She previously served as Chief Administrative Officer of Endurance from December 2012 until her appointment as Chief Operations Officer. She joined Endurance in August 2003 as Head of Claims for the U.S. reinsurance operations. Ms. Kalaydjian joined Endurance from QBE the Americas, where she was the Senior Vice President, Head of Claims for both the North and South America operations. Prior to joining QBE in 1997, Ms. Kalaydjian spent ten years as the senior claims officer and a Director of Resolute Management Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. She started her primary career with GAB Business Services and was the Excess Surplus Lines Claim Manager at Integrity Insurance Company. Ms. Kalaydjian is very active in leadership roles in industry organizations and is a past President of the IACP (International Association of Claim Professionals) and a past President of APIW (Association of Professional Insurance Women). Ms. Kalaydjian holds a B.A. cum laude, in Marketing Management from Siena College, Loudonville, NY.

Brian Goshen

Mr. Brian W. Goshen is the Chief Human Resource Officer of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Goshen held a number of senior human resources positions, most recently at Axis Capital Holdings Limited. Mr. Goshen joined Axis in January 2006 as Chief Human Resources Officer and was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer in 2010. Before joining Axis, he served as Vice President of Human Resources at Fifth Third Bank. Prior to that, he was with Marsh, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, for eight years where, as Managing Director, he served as regional head of Human Resources for their North America and Asia-Pacific operations. Mr. Goshen’s career also includes Human Resources positions with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), Goldman Sachs and the U.S. Army. Mr. Goshen holds a B.S. in Management and Organization from Central Washington University.

John Del Col

Mr. John V. Del Col is Executive Vice President - Acquisitions, General Counsel, Secretary of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Del Col has been the Company’s General Counsel and Secretary since January 2003 and Executive Vice President, Acquisitions since February 2007. From October 1999 until January 2003, Mr. Del Col served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Trenwick Group Ltd. and its predecessor company, Trenwick Group Inc., a property and casualty reinsurer. Mr. Del Col was Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Chartwell Re Corporation, a property and casualty reinsurer, from January 1998 until its merger with and into Trenwick Group Inc. in October 1999. From July 1994 until December 1997, Mr. Del Col was the Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at MeesPierson Holdings Inc., a Dutch merchant bank. From November 1991 until July 1994, Mr. Del Col was an associate in the law firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P. Prior thereto, Mr. Del Col was an associate in the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell.

Graham Evans

Mr. Graham Evans is Executive Vice President, Head - International Insurance of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Evans also serves as CEO, International Insurance at our U.K. subsidiary, Endurance Worldwide Insurance Limited. Mr. Evans previously worked at Axis Capital Holdings Limited from 2004 to 2012, where he was promoted to President, Global Professional Lines in 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Evans held a number of underwriting and management positions including Chief Underwriting Officer for European Financial Lines at CNA Europe Ltd. from 2000 to 2004, Director of Aurora Consortium, a start-up Lloyd’s operation specializing in Professional Lines, from 1999 to 2000, and manager of an international Professional Lines book at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe from 1996 to 1998.

John Lavin

Mr. John Lavin has been appointed as Executive Vice President - U.S. Excess & Surplus (E&S) Property of the Company effective September 22nd 2014. Mr. Lavin joins Endurance from ACE Westchester Specialty Group, where he started as a Property Underwriter in 2002. He held several roles of increasing responsibility including Specialty Segments Manager, Chicago Branch Manager and, most recently, Eastern Regional Property Manager. Mr. Lavin holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration in Risk Management/Insurance from the University of Georgia.

Jeremy Isaacs

Mr. Jeremy Isaacs has served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Directors & Officers Unit in London of ENDURANCE SPECIALTY HOLDINGS LTD. since August 11, 2014. With experience as both an underwriter and broker in the London professional lines market, Mr. Isaacs leads Endurance's International Commercial Directors & Officers business. Mr. Isaacs joined Endurance from Dual Corporate Risks, where he started in July 2010 and was most recently Underwriting Director. His prior roles include Vice President at AXIS Capital, Senior Underwriter at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and broker at Howden Insurance Brokers, all in London. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.

Mark Silverstein

Mr. Mark K. Silverstein is Chief Investment Officer of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. With 28 years of professional experience in investments, prior to joining Endurance Mr. Silverstein was an Executive Vice President at XL Investment Management (USA), LLC. In this capacity, he led the Structured and Spread Asset Group and was on the Investment Committee. Mr. Silverstein has focused on fixed income investments throughout his career, which began in 1985 in Fixed Income Research with Credit Suisse First Boston. In 1991, Mr. Silverstein joined BEA Associates, an investment management firm which was later acquired by Credit Suisse Asset Management, where Mr. Silverstein became Managing Director, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. His responsibilities included managing U.S. and global core fixed income portfolios. Mr. Silverstein holds a B.S. in Urban Studies from Cornell University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Greenwich Roundtable and is Chairman of their Education Committee. He was a contributor to two Best Practices in Alternative Investing: Portfolio Construction (2009) and Managing Complexity (2011).

Joan deLemps

Ms. Joan deLemps is Chief Risk Officer of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Ms. deLemps served as Chief Underwriting Officer since March 2010 and Chief Casualty Officer for Endurance’s Worldwide Reinsurance operation since February 2007. An accomplished underwriting executive with over 35 years of insurance and reinsurance experience, Ms. deLemps joined Endurance in May 2003 from Gerling Global Financial Products Inc. (“GGFP”), where she was the Senior Managing Director of Underwriting and a founding member of the Structured Reinsurance group. Prior to joining GGFP, Ms. deLemps was a Senior Vice President at Swiss Reinsurance where she held various underwriting and management positions in both the facultative and treaty operations, ultimately managing the underwriting activities of Atrium, Swiss Re’s structured reinsurance operation. She began her career as a casualty insurance underwriter at Aetna Casualty & Surety.

William Bolinder

Mr. William H. Bolinder is Lead Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Bolinder served as Chairman of the Board of the Company from March 2011 to May 2013. In June 2006, Mr. Bolinder retired as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Acadia Trust N.A., a financial services company, positions he had held since 2003. He had previously been a member of the Group Management Board for Zurich Financial Services Group. He was the head of the North America business division (excluding U.S. Personal Lines) from 1994 to 2002, and the Latin America business division from 1996 to 2002, as well as the Corporate and Commercial Customer Division of Zurich Financial Services Group from 1998 to 2002. In 1994, he was elected to the Group Executive Board at Zurich Financial Services Group’s home office and became responsible for managing the Zurich Financial Services Group companies in the United States and Canada as well as Corporate/Industrial Insurance, Zurich International (Group) and Risk Engineering. Mr. Bolinder joined Zurich American Insurance Company, USA in 1986 as Chief Operating Officer and became Chief Executive Officer in 1987. Mr. Bolinder has been a director of Genworth Financial, Inc. since October 2010. Mr. Bolinder was a director of Quanta Capital Holdings Ltd. from January 2007 to October 2008. Mr. Bolinder was a director of Coral Insurance Company, a Florida domiciled property casualty insurance company, from March 2008 until April 2009. On April 9, 2009, Coral was placed into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation. The Florida Department of Financial Services was appointed receiver of Coral. Mr. Bolinder has also served on the board and committees of the American Insurance Association, American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting, Insurance Institute for Applied Ethics, Insurance Institute of America, Insurance Services Office, Inc. and the National Association of Independent Insurers.

John Baily

Mr. John T. Baily is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Baily was formerly President of Swiss Re Capital Partners, where he worked from 1999 to 2002. Prior to joining Swiss Re, Mr. Baily was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (and its predecessor, Coopers & Lybrand) for 23 years, serving as the head of the Coopers & Lybrand Insurance Practice Group for 13 years. Mr. Baily also serves on the boards of directors of Golub Capital BDC, RLI Corp. and Albright College and was a director of NYMAGIC, Inc. from 2003 through 2010 and Erie Indemnity Company from 2003 through 2008. Mr. Baily is a graduate of both Albright College (cum laude, BS, Economics) and the University of Chicago (MBA), has served on the board of Coopers & Lybrand and as Chairman of the AICPA Insurance Companies Committee.

Norman Barham

Mr. Norman Barham is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Barham was Vice Chairman and President of Global Operations of Marsh, Inc., the largest diversified insurance brokerage and risk management services company in the world, from 1997 to 2000. Prior to joining Marsh, Inc., Mr. Barham held numerous senior management roles in various parts of Johnson & Higgins from 1975 to 1997, prior to the merger of Johnson & Higgins and Marsh & McLennan Companies, including President, Chief Technical Officer and Head of Global Property Insurance. Mr. Barham currently serves on the board of directors of Queens College and Frenchman’s Creek. Mr. Barham was chairman of the board of directors of Coral Insurance Company (“Coral”), a Florida domiciled property casualty insurance company, from 2004 until April 2009. On April 9, 2009, Coral was placed into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation. The Florida Department of Financial Services was appointed receiver of Coral.

Galen Barnes

Mr. Galen R. Barnes is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Barnes was formerly President and Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Mutual Insurance, where he worked from 1975 to 2003. Mr. Barnes held numerous senior and general management roles in various parts of the Nationwide organization, having previously been President of Nationwide Property and Casualty Affiliates, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Wausau Insurance. Mr. Barnes has also served on the board or committees for the Insurance Services Office, Inc., the Alliance of American Insurers, National Council on Compensation Insurance and as a member of the Property and Casualty CEO Roundtable. Mr. Barnes received his Fellowship in the Casualty Actuarial Society in 1977. He serves as a board member of unaffiliated Comenity Capital Bank of Salt Lake City, Utah, as a voluntary director of the Self Insurance Board of The Ohio State University and a voluntary director of the Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples, Florida.

Steven Carlsen

Mr. Steven W. Carlsen is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Dr. Carlsen is President of Shadowbrook Advising Inc. (“Shadowbrook”), a consulting firm providing advisory and analytical services to insurance and reinsurance companies as well as to private equity and hedge fund groups investing in these areas. Prior to retiring from Endurance and reactivating his consulting practice in 2006, Dr. Carlsen was a founding member of Endurance, helping to raise the initial capital in 2001. He served at various times as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, Chief Underwriting Officer and as President of its U.S. reinsurance subsidiary. Beginning in May 2012, the Company engaged Shadowbrook and Dr. Carlsen to provide Endurance with underwriting and operating consulting services on a limited basis. Dr. Carlsen began his career as a property facultative underwriter in 1979 and later as a treaty account executive for Swiss Reinsurance Company. He joined NAC Re in 1986, ultimately heading their Property and Miscellaneous Treaty Department (which included aviation, marine, surety and finite business). He managed NAC Re’s retrocessions and was involved in the formation of their U.K. company. In 1994, Dr. Carlsen left NAC Re to join CAT Limited as their Chief Underwriter-North America and in 1997 was co-founder of CAT Limited’s finite insurer, Enterprise Re. From 1999 until he joined the Company in 2001, Dr. Carlsen worked as a consultant, principally with three Morgan Stanley Private Equity insurance ventures and the Plymouth Rock Group. Dr. Carlsen holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Cornell University and received his PhD in Economics from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in May 2013.

Susan Fleming

Dr. Susan S. Fleming, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Dr. Fleming worked at Capital Z Financial Services, a private equity firm, as a Principal from 1998 to 2001 and as Partner from 2001 to 2003. She was Vice President at Insurance Partners Advisors, LP, a private equity firm, from 1994 to 2003 and held various positions at Morgan Stanley and Company from 1992 to 1994. Dr. Fleming is currently a consultant and Senior Lecturer in management, finance and entrepreneurship at Cornell University. Dr. Fleming has been a director of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc., a publicly traded asset management company since January 2009. She also served as a director of Universal American Financial Corp., a family of specialty healthcare companies, from July 1999 to December 2003, PXRE Group, Ltd., a property reinsurer, from April 2002 to April 2005, Ceres Group, Inc., an insurance and annuity products provider, from February 2000 to August 2006 and Quanta Capital Holdings, Ltd., a specialty insurance and reinsurance holding company, from July 2006 to October 2008.

Scott Moore

Mr. Scott D. Moore is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Moore was the Chief Executive Officer of PartnerRe U.S., a reinsurance company, from 1998 to 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Moore served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PartnerRe Ltd. from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Moore was employed for 13 years (three years as a Partner) with Coopers & Lybrand LLP, specializing in the insurance industry.

William Raver

Mr. William J. Raver is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. From July 2006 through March 2008, Mr. Raver served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of the National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust (“NRRIT”) where he led a twenty person staff, overseeing investment activity of the trust fund established by Federal legislation in 2001 to manage certain defined benefit retirement assets of the U.S. railway industry, then totaling $30 billion. From 1997 until he joined NRRIT in 2006, Mr. Raver was with Verizon Investment Management Corporation, most recently as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he shared investment responsibility for $65 billion of Verizon retirement and savings plan assets and was the officer in charge of trust fund financial reporting and fiduciary functions. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Raver was Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and Director of Research at Evaluation Associates, an investment consulting firm. His earlier career includes senior level positions in corporate treasury with Young & Rubicam, Cadbury Schweppes, Stauffer Chemical and Avon Products. Mr. Raver currently serves on a number of investment advisory boards and is recognized as a Governance Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Robert Spass

Mr. Robert A. Spass is Independent Director of Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. Mr. Spass is a Partner of Capital Z Partners, an investment firm he joined as a founding partner in 1998. Prior to 1998, Mr. Spass was the Managing Partner and co-founder of Insurance Partners Advisors, L.P. Mr. Spass was also President and CEO of International Insurance Advisors, Inc., the management company of International Insurance Investors, L.P. Prior to joining International Insurance Investors, Mr. Spass was a Director of Investment Banking at Salomon Brothers with responsibility for corporate finance relationships with the insurance industry. He currently serves on the board of directors of Universal American Corp., Lancashire Holdings Limited and MountainView Capital Holdings, LLC.

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