NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#insurancelt;/agt;–Starr
Insurance Companies
today announced the appointment of Andrew Hopper
as Head of Financial Institutions for the UK and Europe. Hopper joins
Starr on June 3 and will be responsible for the strategy and profitable
growth of the Financial Institutions division.

Prior to Starr, Hopper was a senior client executive within the FinPro
Practice at Marsh in London.

“Andrew brings more than 17 years of financial industry insurance
experience on both the broker and carrier sides of the business,” said
Liz Ilott, chief underwriting officer, Financial Lines, Starr
Underwriting Agents Ltd (SUAL). “He’s developed smart risk management
solutions for large financial institutions throughout his career,
including banks, asset managers, and life insurance companies, with a
solid track record of driving revenue growth for his employers. His
leadership will help us to develop new channels and strengthen our
client and partner relationships.”

Andrew will report directly to Liz Ilott and will be based in Starr’s
London office.

About Starr Insurance Companies

Starr Insurance Companies (or Starr) is a marketing name for the
operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of
Starr International Company, Inc. and for the investment business of C.
V. Starr & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries. Starr is a leading insurance
and investment organization with a presence on six continents; through
its operating insurance companies, Starr provides property, casualty,
and accident and health insurance products as well as a range of
specialty coverages including aviation, marine, energy and excess
casualty insurance. Starr’s insurance company subsidiaries domiciled in
the U.S., Bermuda, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and U.K. each have an
A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent). Starr’s Lloyd’s syndicate has a
Standard & Poor’s rating of “A+” (Strong).

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