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Fidelis Underwriting names new CEO

Fidelis Underwriting names new CEO | Insurance Business

Fidelis Underwriting names new CEO

Fidelis Insurance has announced that founder member Daniel Burrows has been promoted to the role of group managing director for the Fidelis Group and Ian Burford has been appointed CEO for Fidelis Underwriting Ltd.

Burrows, who joined Fidelis in 2015, was previously co-CEO of Aon Benfield’s Global ReSpeciality (GRS) division.

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Speaking on Burrows’ appointment Richard Brindle, chairman and Group CEO said: “I am delighted Dan has accepted the position of group managing director. Dan will report to me and we will work together to support the growth and strategy across Fidelis’s four pillars.”

Burford was previously at Novae, most recently as joint active underwriter and underwriting performance director and has over 30 years’ experience in the London market.

Discussing Burford’s appointment as UK CEO, Brindle said: “Ian joined Fidelis in August 2017 as our chairman of specialised risks. He has led the FUL team commendably during his tenure as interim CEO and I am delighted to officially formalise Ian’s appointment as our CEO for FUL, reporting to Dan and supporting his new position as group managing director.”