Aspen Re America scoops new casualty head

Aspen Re America scoops new casualty head | Insurance Business

Aspen Re America scoops new casualty head

Aspen Re, the reinsurance segment of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of Jim Brown as head of casualty for Aspen Re America.

In his new role, Brown will be responsible for leading Aspen Re’s efforts to further grow and develop its US casualty business. He will be based in Aspen’s New York and Rocky Hill, Conn., offices.

Brown has 30 years of industry experience, the majority of that time spent in casualty underwriting and leadership positions in New York and London. Prior to joining Aspen Re, he served as head of general liability at AXIS Re. He has also held senior positions at Partner Re and CNA Re.

“Aspen has a strong track record in US casualty business, and we are fully focused on maximizing the opportunities we see in this area,” said Scott Kreuzer, managing director of Aspen Re America. “We are excited to have an individual of Jim’s caliber join our team at this time to help us deliver growth in this important sector of our business. I’m excited to attract people of his considerable experience and expertise to Aspen. His appointment further underlines our commitment to offering best-in-class underwriting to our clients and brokers.”