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Maiden Holdings Ltd (MHLD.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Barry Zyskind

44 2007 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Arturo Raschbaum

59 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer

Karen Schmitt

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Tom Highet

55 2014 President of Maiden Reinsurance Company North America

Patrick Haveron

53 2014 Executive Vice President; President of Maiden Insurance Company Ltd.

Lawrence Metz

42 2009 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Yehuda Neuberger

38 2008 Director

Simcha Lyons

68 2007 Independent Director

Raymond Neff

73 2007 Independent Director

Steven Nigro

55 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Barry Zyskind

Mr. Barry D. Zyskind is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Maiden Holdings Ltd., since June 2007. He has served as non-executive Chairman of our Board of Directors since June 2007 and is a Founding Shareholder of the Company. Since 1998, Mr. Zyskind has served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and director of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (“AmTrust”), a publicly-traded multinational property and casualty insurer specializing in commercial lines coverage for small to mid-size businesses. Mr. Zyskind is also a director of several of AmTrust's wholly owned subsidiaries. Prior to joining AmTrust, Mr. Zyskind was an investment banker at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in New York. Mr. Zyskind holds an M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business. Mr. Zyskind is the son-in-law of Michael Karfunkel, who is a major shareholder of the Company and the non-executive chairman of the board of directors of AmTrust and the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of National General Holding Corporation (“NGHC”), a holding company of the former GMAC Insurance personal lines companies. Mr. Zyskind has been a director of NGHC since 2013.

Arturo Raschbaum

Mr. Arturo Manuel Raschbaum is President, Chief Executive Officer of Maiden Holdings Ltd., since November 2008. Mr. Raschbaum also has been a director of Maiden Reinsurance since 2009 and a director of Maiden Global Holdings since 2010. Mr. Raschbaum is also a director of several of our other wholly owned subsidiaries. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Raschbaum held several leadership positions with GMAC Insurance Holdings, including president of GMAC Insurance and president of GMAC RE and its predecessors. Mr. Raschbaum holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at El Paso and attended the Stanford University Executive Program. Mr. Raschbaum services on the board of governors of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, and also serves on the Board of Advisors of the RAND Institute for Civil Justice.

Karen Schmitt

Ms. Karen L. Schmitt is Chief Financial Officer of Maiden Holdings Ltd. Ms. Schmitt is also a director of several of our wholly owned subsidiaries. From 1999 to 2008, Ms. Schmitt served in various capacities at GMAC RE, including most recently as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to 1999, Ms. Schmitt held positions as Chief Actuary and Senior Vice President at TIG Holdings, Vice President of American Reinsurance, and various positions at Prudential Property and Casualty. Ms. Schmitt holds an M.B.A from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Actuarial Science from Lebanon Valley College. She is a Fellow of both the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA), a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA), and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).

Tom Highet

Mr. Tom Highet is President of Maiden Reinsurance North America Inc,. Mr. Highet, joined Maiden Re Insurance Services, LLC ("Maiden Re") (formerly GMAC RE) in 1988, has over 30 years of reinsurance experience. He previously held positions with PMA Re, Metropolitan Re and AFIA. Mr. Highet graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science. He is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Patrick Haveron

Mr. Patrick J. Haveron is Executive Vice President; President of Maiden Insurance Company Ltd., Mr. Haveron also has been a director of Maiden Global Holdings since 2010. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Haveron was President and Chief Executive Officer of Preserver Group, Inc., a publicly-traded property and casualty insurer, after having served in a variety of financial and executive leadership roles since 1988. Mr. Haveron was also Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Tower Group, Inc., a publicly-traded property and casualty insurer, from 2007 to 2009 after its acquisition of Preserver in 2007. Mr. Haveron has previously served on the board of governors of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, and holds a B.S. from the University of Scranton.

Lawrence Metz

Mr. Lawrence F. Metz is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Maiden Holdings Ltd., since June 2009. Mr. Metz also has been a director of Maiden Reinsurance since 2010 and a director of Maiden Global Holdings since 2010. Mr. Metz is also a director of several of our wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Metz served as Vice President, General Counsel - US Operations and Assistant Secretary of AmTrust. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Metz served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of a publicly-traded provider of information management and business process optimization solutions. Mr. Metz holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, and is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Metz serves on the Board of Advisors of the RAND Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance.

Yehuda Neuberger

Mr. Yehuda L. Neuberger is Director of Maiden Holdings Ltd., since January 2008. Mr. Neuberger is a private equity investor, investing across a broad spectrum of companies. Mr. Neuberger also serves in a leadership and board capacity with numerous, large not-for-profit organizations. Between December 2001 and December 2013, Mr. Neuberger held various senior leadership positions (including Executive Vice President and Director) at American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC. Prior to joining American Stock Transfer, Mr. Neuberger practiced as an attorney with the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Mr. Neuberger holds a B.S. from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Mr. Neuberger is the son-in-law of George Karfunkel, who is a major shareholder of the Company, as well as a major shareholder and a director of AmTrust.

Simcha Lyons

Mr. Simcha G. Lyons is an Independent Director of Maiden Holdings Ltd., since June 2007. Since 2005, Mr. Lyons has served as a senior advisor to the Ashcroft Group, LLC of Washington, D.C., a strategic consulting firm that was founded by the former Attorney General of the United States, John Ashcroft. In addition, Mr. Lyons has been the chairman of Lyons Global Insurance Services, LLC since 2009. Since 2003, he has also served as chairman of Lyons Global Advisors Ltd., a political consulting firm. Prior to 2002, Mr. Lyons was Vice-Chairman of Raskas Foods of St. Louis, Missouri, a family owned business that manufactured cream cheese, sour cream and blue cheese products for the supermarket industry, the food service industry and the food processing industry.

Raymond Neff

Mr. Raymond Michael Neff is Independent Director of Maiden Holdings Ltd., since June 2007. Since 1999, Mr. Neff has served as President of Neff & Associates, Inc. and Insurance Home Office Services, LLC. He previously worked at the FCCI Insurance Group from 1986 to 1999, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to 1999. He was previously Chairman of the Board of the Florida Workers' Compensation Joint Underwriting Association. Mr. Neff has held various positions at the Department of Labor and Employment Security and the Department of Insurance for the State of Florida. Mr. Neff previously worked at an insurance consulting group, a multi-line insurance agency and the Department of Insurance for the State of Michigan. Mr. Neff holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Accounting from Central Michigan University and an M.A. in Actuarial Science from the University of Michigan. Mr. Neff is a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. .

Steven Nigro

Mr. Steven Harold Nigro is an Independent Director of Maiden Holdings Ltd., since July 2007. Mr. Nigro has over 25 years of experience in financial services and specializes in corporate and structured finance in the insurance industry. In September 2012, Mr. Nigro became the Managing Partner of TAG Financial Institutions Group, an affiliate of The Alberleen Group. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Nigro was the Managing Director and head of the Financial Services practice at Allegiance Capital Corporation. Prior to joining Allegiance, Mr. Nigro co-founded Pfife Hudson Group in 2005, an investment bank specializing in corporate finance, structured finance and asset management with a specialty in the insurance industry. Mr. Nigro previously served as a managing director at Rhodes Financial Group, LLC and Hales & Company, both financial advisory firms catering exclusively to the insurance industry. Prior to joining Hales & Company, he was Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Tower Group, Inc., an insurance holding company, where he was responsible for financial and regulatory management, strategic planning and corporate finance. Mr. Nigro began his career with Arthur Young and Co. and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York. Mr. Nigro holds a B.A. from SUNY - Albany.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Barry Zyskind

--

Arturo Raschbaum

3,072,990

Karen Schmitt

1,706,700

Tom Highet

1,086,920

Patrick Haveron

1,220,240

Lawrence Metz

786,648

Yehuda Neuberger

--

Simcha Lyons

--

Raymond Neff

--

Steven Nigro

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As Of  30 Dec 2014