Financial group’s reinsurance chief to assume presidency

Group’s new president to continue holding his previous post as CEO of reinsurance arm

Financial group’s reinsurance chief to assume presidency

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Validus Holdings, an international re/insurance and investment group based in Bermuda, has appointed Kean Driscoll as its president, effective immediately.

Driscoll is currently chief executive officer of Validus Reinsurance, a post he has held since 2012, and will continue to hold concurrently with the presidency. A founding member of Validus, he previously served as its chief underwriting officer.

Prior to joining Validus, Driscoll worked with Quanta Re and Zurich Re NA.

Ed Noonan, chairman and chief executive officer of Validus, commented: “Kean has been an outstanding leader and valued partner in guiding Validus Re’s successful growth and diversification since our founding. The entire Validus Group will benefit from Kean’s discipline and creativity and we are delighted to have him as our president.”

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