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Endurance names Richard Housley head of global property insurance practice


Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. has named Richard Housley as executive vice president and global practice leader for property insurance, the Pembroke, Bermuda-based insurer said Friday.

Mr. Housley will launch the company’s property business in London, working closely with Doug Worman, CEO of U.S. insurance at Endurance, to build the property book in the Americas and internationally and serve as general manager of the London office, Endurance said in a statement.

“Richard has an exceptional reputation as a skilled underwriter along with extensive relationships across the primary brokers serving this market,” Graham Evans, CEO of international insurance at Endurance, said in the statement. “Under his leadership, we will no doubt quickly establish Endurance as a meaningful player in the London property market and significantly enhance our offerings and prominence in the key property insurance markets around the world.”

Mr. Housley joins Endurance from ANV Syndicate Management Ltd., where he worked as an underwriting director, according to the statement.

He is based in London.