People: Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd (MRH)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Taylor

69 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Christopher Harris

45 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Chattock

51 2014 Chief Executive Officer

Michael Paquette

51 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Christopher Schaper

50 2011 President of Montpelier Re

Timothy Aman

48 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Jonathan Kim

49 2004 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

William Pollett

47 2011 Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Chief Corporate Development and Strategy Officer

George Carbonar

53 2012 Vice President, Controller

Henry Keizer

58 2013 Director

John Bruton

67 2010 Independent Director

Morgan Davis

64 2006 Independent Director

Michael Eisenson

59 2011 Independent Director

John Shettle

60 2011 Independent Director

Candace Straight

2006 Independent Director

Susan Sutherland

58 Independent Director

Ian Winchester

68 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Taylor

Mr. Anthony Taylor is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Montpelier RE Holdings Ltd. He previously served as the Company’s President, CEO and Executive Chairman. From 1983 to 1998, Mr. Taylor served as the Active Underwriter for Lloyd’s Syndicate Number 51 “A Taylor & Others,” a non-marine syndicate, which was managed initially by Willis Faber Agencies and later by Wellington Underwriting Agencies Limited (“Wellington Agencies”). From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Taylor was Chairman of Wellington Underwriting Inc., as well as Underwriting Director of Wellington Agencies. During 2001, Mr. Taylor was Chairman of Wellington Agencies and Deputy Chairman of Wellington Underwriting plc. Mr. Taylor is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and has held various committee and board positions for the Lloyd’s market. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Taylor served on the Board of Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited and during that same period he also served on the Board of CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund Ltd. as Non-Executive Chairman. Mr. Taylor has more than forty-five years of experience in the global insurance and reinsurance industries and is an experienced public company executive and director.

Christopher Harris

Mr. Christopher L. Harris is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. He originally joined the Company in 2002 as Chief Actuary and Senior Vice President (“SVP”) and was later named Chief Risk Officer in 2005 and Chief Underwriting and Risk Officer in 2006. Prior to joining the Company, from 2001 to 2002, Mr. Harris was employed by Allianz Risk Transfer, where he was Chief Actuary, North America. Prior to his employment with Allianz, Mr. Harris ran the actuarial and risk management consulting practice for KPMG Bermuda from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Harris is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (“CPCU”) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) and has extensive experience in the global insurance and reinsurance industries, particularly in the areas of underwriting, actuarial and strategic and operational management.

Richard Chattock

Richard M.M. Chattock is CEO, Montpelier at Lloyd’s Limited of the Company since 2014. Mr. Chattock joined Montpelier Re in March 2002. He founded Syndicate 5151 as Active Underwriter in 2007, becoming its Chief Underwriting Officer in 2011 and subsequently Chief Executive Officer in 2012. He has nearly 30 years of underwriting experience encompassing engineering risks, direct & facultative and catastrophe & risk excess property reinsurance, as well as specialty classes. His career has also included appointments with CIGNA and AXA Re in London and AIG in Brussels, and as Underwriting Manager of the Property and Casualty Division for the Cox Syndicate at Lloyd’s.

Michael Paquette

Mr. Michael S. Paquette is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Montpelier RE Holdings Ltd. He has held these positions since 2008. Mr. Paquette also serves as CFO of BCRH, a position he has held since August 2013. Prior to joining the Company in 2007 as Controller and SVP, he spent eighteen years with White Mountains in various capacities, including Controller and SVP, and four years with KPMG as an auditor. Mr. Paquette assisted White Mountains in establishing the Company in 2001 and is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”), a Certified Management Accountant, a Certified Financial Manager and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Christopher Schaper

Mr. Christopher T. Schaper is President of Montpelier Re, a subsidiary of Montpelier RE holdings Ltd. he is responsible for the underwriting strategy, profitability and growth of Montpelier Re’s Bermuda-based businesses, including reinsurance and insurance accountability. Mr. Schaper joined Montpelier in 2011. Mr. Schaper has over twenty-five years of experience within the insurance and reinsurance industry, most recently with Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. where he served from 2002-2011, first, for Endurance Bermuda as Head of Casualty Treaty until 2006 and then as Head of Reinsurance and Chief Underwriting Officer from 2006-2011. Mr. Schaper is a CPCU.

Timothy Aman

Mr. Timothy Paul Aman is Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Montpelier RE Holdings Ltd. he is responsible for our risk management activities, including ceded reinsurance, catastrophe modelling, enterprise risk management and financial modelling. He joined the Company in 2007 as an SVP and Risk Management Officer, with nineteen years of insurance and reinsurance experience, including eleven years with Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC (“Guy Carpenter”). During his tenure as managing director at Guy Carpenter, Mr. Aman served as a senior reinsurance and retrocessional treaty broker and risk management advisor. From 1989 to 1996, he served in the International & Marine department at St. Paul Re and the actuarial department at CIGNA. He is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Jonathan Kim

Mr. Jonathan B. Kim is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. He serves as General Counsel, Secretary and an SVP of the Company as well as Chairman of the Montpelier Re Foundation, the Company’s charitable arm. Prior to joining the Company from 1991 to 1998, he worked for Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts (currently Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP) in New York. Subsequently, he served as in-house counsel to a number of start-up ventures and worked in London as an Account Director for Modem Media, Inc. (now part of the Publicis Groupe S.A.). From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Kim was with AXA Advisors, LLC, a subsidiary of the AXA Group, in New York.

William Pollett

Mr. William Pollett is Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Chief Corporate Development and Strategy Officer of Montpelier RE Holdings Ltd. He also serves as President and CEO of BCRH, Blue Water Re and BCML. Prior to joining the Company in 2006, he spent five years with ACE Group, initially as CFO of ACE Tempest Re and then as Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Vice President at ACE Limited. Prior to the ACE Group, Mr. Pollett was employed by the OIL Group of Companies for seven years in various capacities, including Treasurer and Vice President of its investment companies. Mr. Pollett is a CFA and a Chartered Accountant.

George Carbonar

Mr. George A. Carbonar is Vice President, Controller of Montpelier RE Holdings Ltd. He has held the Group Controller position since 2011. Prior to joining the Company as Vice President and Assistant Group Controller in 2007, Mr. Carbonar served as Assistant Controller of OneBeacon Insurance Company for the previous nine years. Mr. Carbonar brings with him more than twenty-five years of operating experience in the Insurance industry covering many critical areas within the accounting and finance function and is a CPA.

Henry Keizer

Mr. Henry R. Keizer is Director of the Company. Mr. Keizer formerly served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG, the U.S.-based and largest individual member firm of KPMG International (“KPMGI”), a role from which he retired in December 2012. KPMGI is a professional services organization which provides audit, tax and advisory services in 152 countries. Prior to serving as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG, Mr. Keizer held a number of key leadership positions throughout his 35 years at KPMGI providing him with perspective on the issues facing major companies and the evolving business environment. Mr. Keizer served, among other positions, as Global Head of Audit, KPMGI from 2006 to 2010 and U.S. Vice Chairman of Audit, KPMG from 2005 to 2010 and he continues to serve as a director of Park Indemnity Limited, a Bermuda captive insurer of KPMGI. Mr. Keizer is also a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Mr. Keizer has extensive knowledge and understanding of financial accounting, reporting and auditing standards. He also has over three decades of diverse industry perspective gained through advising clients engaged in manufacturing, banking, insurance, consumer products, retail, technology and energy. With his strong financial and accounting background, Mr. Keizer also meets the SEC definition of an audit committee financial expert.

John Bruton

Mr. John G. Bruton is Independent Director of Montpelier RE Holdings LtdMr. Bruton has served as Prime Minister (Taoiseach) of Ireland from 1994 to 1997 and previously as Minister for Finance, Minister for Industry and Energy and Minister for Industry and Trade. He was also President of the Council of the European Union in 1996, member of the Presidency (Preasidium) of the Convention on the Future of Europe from 2001 to 2004 and Ambassador of the European Union to the U.S. from 2004 to 2009. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Ingersoll Rand Corporation, Co-operation Ireland, Connect-Ireland Diaspora Loan Fund plc and the Centre for European Policy Studies. He is also a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Transatlantic Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He serves as President of IFSC Ireland and as Chairman of the Public Oversight Committee of Deloitte (Ireland). Mr. Bruton has an extensive understanding of institutional structures and policies, especially within the European Union and in terms of its relations with other regions, economies and markets.

Morgan Davis

Mr. Morgan W. Davis is Independent Director of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. Mr. Davis currently serves as a director of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (“White Mountains”). He also serves as a director of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (“OneBeacon”), a specialty insurer and an affiliate of White Mountains, and was formerly a Managing Director at OneBeacon from 2001 to 2005. From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Davis served in various executive capacities at White Mountains. Mr. Davis also previously served as a director of Answer Financial Inc. and Esurance Holdings, Inc., which were both wholly-owned subsidiaries of White Mountains at that time. Prior to that, he was with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company for seven years and INA/Cigna Corporation (“CIGNA”) for ten years. In addition, Mr. Davis’ public service includes his role as a director on the board of directors of The African Development Foundation, an independent U.S. Federal agency established to support African-designed and African-driven solutions that address grassroots economic and social problems for marginalized populations. Mr. Davis has extensive insurance industry experience, specifically in the areas of underwriting and claims management, and is an experienced public company executive and director.

Michael Eisenson

Mr. Michael R. Eisenson is Independent Director of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. Mr. Eisenson is currently a Managing Director, the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC (“Charlesbank”), a private equity investment firm based in Boston and New York. Prior to co-founding Charlesbank in 1998, Mr. Eisenson was the President of Harvard Private Capital Group, Inc. (“Harvard”), Charlesbank’s predecessor. Before joining Harvard, Mr. Eisenson was with the Boston Consulting Group, a corporate-strategy consulting firm. Mr. Eisenson also serves on the Board of Directors of Blueknight Energy Partners and Penske Auto Group, Inc., as well as several privately held Charlesbank portfolio companies. Mr. Eisenson was formerly a director of CIFC Corp., Catlin Group Limited, Playtex Products, Inc. and Caliper Life Sciences. Mr. Eisenson has extensive experience in the areas of finance and investments and is an experienced public company director.

John Shettle

Mr. John Francis Shettle, Jr., is Independent Director of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. Mr. Shettle is an Operating Partner of Stone Point Capital, a private equity firm focused on the global financial services industry. Prior to joining Stone Point, Mr. Shettle was a Senior Advisor and Operating Partner at Lightyear Capital, a private equity firm providing buyout and growth capital to companies in the financial services industry. From August 2005 to November 2007, he was the President and CEO of the Victor O. Schinnerer Company, where he was responsible for running two of the underwriting management insurance organizations in North America, Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. and ENCON Group Inc. Mr. Shettle has served as a Senior Managing Director of Securitas and was the CEO of AVEMCO Corporation and Tred Avon Capital Advisors, Inc. Mr. Shettle is a director of Sharebridge Holdings, Inc., Sagicor Financial Corporation and AAM Insurance Investment Management.

Candace Straight

Ms. Candace L. Straight is Independent Director of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. Ms. Straight is currently a self-employed investment banking consultant specializing in the insurance industry. From 1998 to 2003, she was an Advisory Director of Securitas Capital, LLC (“Securitas”), a global private equity investment firm specializing in insurance and financial services related industries. She is currently a director of Neuberger Berman Mutual Funds and is a current or former member or trustee of numerous non-profit boards and commissions. Throughout her career she has worked for numerous corporations, including Merck & Co. Inc. and Bankers Trust Company. From 1987 to 1996, Ms. Straight was a principal of Head & Company LLC, a merchant banking firm specializing in the insurance industry. Head & Company LLC acquired numerous companies, including Integon Corporation, Sphere Drake and Marketing One. Ms. Straight was president of Integon Corporation from 1990 to 1992 and served as a director until 1995. She also served as a director of Integon Life, Marketing One and Drake Holdings. Ms. Straight has extensive experience in the areas of capital and investment management, capital markets and strategic planning.

Susan Sutherland

Susan J. Sutherland is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Sutherland is a private investor who previously served as a senior partner in the Financial Institutions Group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP until her retirement in March 2013 after a thirty-year career with the firm. For the last twenty years of her career she primarily represented U.S. and international insurance and reinsurance companies, investment banks and private equity firms in insurance-related corporate transactions. She also advised on a broad range of corporate transactions in industries including healthcare, transportation, and industrial and consumer goods. Ms. Sutherland has been appointed as a director of Hagerty Holding Corp., which through its subsidiaries is the leading provider of automobile and marine insurance for collectors, and as a trustee of the Eaton Vance Mutual Funds complex. Each of these board appointments is effective as of May 2015. Ms. Sutherland also presently serves on the Board of Directors of Literacy, Inc. and the New York Theatre Ballet, and is a Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Sutherland has extensive legal experience and a broad knowledge of the U.S. and international insurance and reinsurance industries, having represented numerous industry participants in all lines of business. She also has experience in corporate finance, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, strategic planning, risk analysis, capital markets and investments.

Ian Winchester

Mr. Ian M. Winchester is Independent Director of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. Mr. Winchester is currently a Managing Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee of BHC Winton Funds, L.P. investment funds, which focus on providing capital to Lloyd’s syndicates, and the Managing Director - Insurance for Brooks, Houghton & Co., a privately owned specialist investment banking and fund management firm founded in 1989. From 1985 to 2006, he was with T&H Holdings, Inc., parent of Toplis and Harding, Inc., one of the oldest independent insurance outsourced services companies in North America specializing in claims adjusting work, where he served as Chairman, President and CEO. From 1970 to 1985, he was with Winchester Bowring, Ltd., a specialist reinsurance broker at Lloyd’s and a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan, Inc., where he served as Managing Director from 1976 to 1985, and from 1964 to 1970 he was with Alexander Howden, Ltd., now a part of Aon Corporation, where he served as an Assistant Director from 1968 to 1970. Mr. Winchester has also been an Underwriting Member of Lloyd’s since 1978. Mr. Winchester has over fifty years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry, particularly in the areas of reinsurance brokerage, insurance loss adjusting and strategic and operational management.

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