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StarStone makes executive changes

Posted On: Apr. 9, 2019 12:28 PM CST

StarStone executives

StarStone Insurance Bermuda Ltd. has named Ed Noonan chairman of StarStone Group, Dick Sanford president of StarStone Group, and Chris Rash CEO of StarStone International and deputy group CEO, the specialty insurer said in a statement Tuesday.

Mr. Noonan was most recently chairman and CEO of Validus Holdings Ltd. from 2005 to 2018, the statement said.

Mr. Sanford was previously chairman and president of PartnerRe U.S., head of property/casualty North America, the statement said. He will oversee StarStone’s global underwriting and reinsurance strategy.

Mr. Rash joined StarStone in August 2018 as president of StarStone Group and will lead StarStone’s international business, and operational strategy at Group level, the statement said.

“Ed and Dick bring a wealth of knowledge. Their respective contribution, together with Chris’s financial and operational expertise, will prove invaluable,” John Hendrickson, StarStone Group CEO, said in the statement.