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CEO named for Ironshore subsidiary

Posted On: Dec. 21, 2015 12:00 AM CST

Ironshore Inc. has named Anthony J. DeSantis to the newly created position of CEO of Wright & Co., a wholly owned subsidiary in Ironshore's U.S. holdings group, Hamilton, Bermuda-based Ironshore announced Monday.

Mr. DeSantis most recently served as president of personal lines at Farmers Group Inc. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading Wright & Co.'s existing direct-to-consumer platform, as well as building upon the small to medium enterprise initiative, according to Ironshore.

Mr. DeSantis will be based in the company's Wilmington, Delaware, headquarters, reporting to Shaun Kelly, CEO of Ironshore U.S. operations.

Wright & Co. was acquired by Ironshore in 2014. It is a program administrator that provides professional liability and employee benefits coverages to employees of the United States government, focusing on law enforcement personnel and national security department operations.

China's Fosun International Ltd. acquired Ironshore earlier this year.