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Maiden Holdings Ltd (MHLD.OQ)

MHLD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Barry Zyskind

46 2007 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Arturo Raschbaum

62 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer

Karen Schmitt

59 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Thomas Highet

58 2014 President of Maiden Reinsurance Company North America

Lawrence Metz

45 2009 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Patrick Haveron

56 2014 Executive Vice President and President of Maiden Insurance Company Ltd.

Bill Horning

2017 Senior Vice President, IR Contact Officer

Steven Nigro

58 2016 Lead Independent Director

Yehuda Neuberger

41 2008 Director

Simcha Lyons

71 2007 Independent Director

Raymond Neff

76 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, and Chairman since 2016. 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 Leah Karfunkel, who is a major shareholder of the Company and serves on the board of directors of AmTrust and 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 and its non-executive chairman of the board of directors since the death of Michael Karfunkel in 2016.

Arturo Raschbaum

Mr. Arturo Manuel Raschbaum is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Raschbaum has served in that role since November 2008. 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 Holdings, Inc. 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 serves 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, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Schmitt has served in those roles since May 2014, and previously served as President of Maiden Reinsurance North America, Inc. and Maiden Specialty Insurance Company from 2009 to 2014. 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 her last position 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).

Thomas Highet

Mr. Thomas H. Highet is President of Maiden Reinsurance North America Inc,. Mr. Highet has served in that role since November 2009, and as President of Maiden Reinsurance Ltd. since February 2014. Mr. Haveron is also a director of several of our wholly owned subsidiaries. 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 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Maiden Holdings Ltd., Mr. Metz has served in that role since February 2016, and served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from June 2009 to February 2016. Mr. Metz is also a director and secretary of several of our wholly owned 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 as the Chair of the Legal Subcommittee of the Legal and Government Affairs Committee of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, and also serves on the Board of Advisors of the RAND Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance.

Patrick Haveron

Mr. Patrick J. Haveron is Executive Vice President and President of Maiden Insurance Company Ltd, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Haveron has served in that role since November 2009, and as President of Maiden Reinsurance Ltd. since February 2014. Mr. Haveron is also a director of several of our wholly owned subsidiaries. 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.

Bill Horning

Steven Nigro

Mr. Steven Harold Nigro is an Lead Independent Director of Maiden Holdings Ltd., he has been a member of our Board of Directors since July 2007 and as our Lead Independent Director since November 2016, and currently serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee, a member of the Audit Committee, and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Nigro has over 35 years of experience in financial services and specializes in mergers and acquisitions and capital raising for the insurance industry. In September 2012 Mr. Nigro became the Managing Partner of TAG Financial Institutions Group, LLC, an investment and merchant bank focusing on the financial services industry with specific concentration in the insurance industry. From 2011 to 2012 he was the Managing Director and Head of the Financial Services practice at Allegiance Capital Corporation. In 2005 Mr. Nigro co-founded Pfife Hudson Group, an investment bank specializing in the insurance industry and previously served as a Managing Director at Rhodes Financial Group, LLC and Hales & Company, both financial advisory firms catering exclusively to the insurance industry. From 1994 to 1998 he was Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and a Director of Tower Group, Inc., an insurance holding company where he was responsible for financial and regulatory management, strategic planning and corporate finance. Mr. Nigro served as a Director of Clear Blue Financial Holdings, LLC from October 2015 through September 2016 and is currently a director of AEU Holdings, LLC. Mr. Nigro began his career with Arthur Young and Co. and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York. Mr. Nigro graduated from the University at Albany with a major in Accounting and minor in Economics. .

Yehuda Neuberger

Mr. Yehuda L. Neuberger is Director of Maiden Holdings Ltd., Mr. Neuberger has been a member of our Board of Directors since January 2008. Mr. Neuberger is a private equity investor, investing across a broad spectrum of companies. Mr. Neuberger serves on the board of CUJO LLC, a global artificial intelligence company. 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 Founding 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., he has been a member of our Board of Directors since June 2007, and he currently serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. 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. Mr. Lyons also serves as a Senior Advisor to the Ashcroft Law Firm and as a Senior Advisor to Banner Public Affairs, a political lobbying/consulting company in Washington DC. In 2017, Mr. Lyons was appointed to the Board of Directors of Better Air Ltd., an Australian biotechnology company, and to BSD Growth Fund PCC Limited, a Gibraltar Experienced Investor Fund. Mr. Lyons previously served by appointment of the President of the United States on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. 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.

Raymond Neff

Mr. Raymond Michael Neff is Independent Director of Maiden Holdings Ltd., he has been a member of our Board of Directors since June 2007, and he currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He is also chairman of Sabal Palm Bank since 2007, chairman and CEO of Beacon Aviation Insurance Services since 2010, and on the board of directors of the not-for-profit Sarasota Gulf Coast CEO Forum. 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.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Barry Zyskind

--

Arturo Raschbaum

1,451,750

Karen Schmitt

1,506,740

Thomas Highet

771,766

Lawrence Metz

857,349

Patrick Haveron

1,111,080

Bill Horning

--

Steven Nigro

197,183

Yehuda Neuberger

163,300

Simcha Lyons

163,300

Raymond Neff

163,300
As Of  30 Dec 2017