Fidelis Group Holdings taps new SVP for West Coast

The industry veteran previously served in roles at XL Catlin and RLI Marine

Fidelis Group Holdings taps new SVP for West Coast


By Ryan Smith

Fidelis Group Holdings (FGH), with its subsidiary, Continental Underwriters, has announced the hiring of Peter Knowles as senior vice president of West Coast operations. Knowles will also serve as a senior underwriter in the group’s brown water hull and liabilities product lines. He will be based in the company’s new Seattle office.

“Peter’s extensive marine background and wide-ranging relationships along the West Coast marketplace will play an integral role in shaping the company’s future,” said H. Elder Brown Jr., FGH chairman. “We welcome Peter to the FGH family as we continue our efforts to uphold a client-based culture that sets the industry standard for professional and technical excellence.”

Prior to joining FGH, Knowles served as president of KALM Seas Insurance. He has also served as national hull and liability manager at XL Catlin and regional manager of RLI Marine.

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