NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) today announced that it
has appointed Christopher F. Finneran as U.S. Chief Claims Officer
of Navigators Management Company, Inc., the Group's principal
underwriting agency subsidiary. Mr. Finneran will be
responsible for managing all U.S. claims, and will report to Bruce
J. Byrnes, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief
Prior to joining Navigators, Mr. Finneran most recently was head
of claims at Everest National Insurance Company, where he oversaw a
book of Auto & General Liability, Construction Defect,
D&O, Professional Liability, Workers' Compensation and Property
The Navigators Group, Inc. is an international specialty
insurance holding company with insurance company operations,
underwriting management companies, and operations at Lloyd's.
Headquartered in New York, Navigators has offices in major
insurance centers in the United States, the United Kingdom and
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Source: The Navigators Group, Inc.