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“We have assembled an executive team that has held similar positions at AmRisc managing more than
Hanson said reinsurance costs are rising and are especially steep for those companies heavy in catastrophe-prone areas.
“Our goal is to help carriers diversify and lower their reinsurance costs, and to reduce their volatility to CAT events,” said Hanson. “Our executive team has the reputation and skills to leverage existing CAT capacity, appoint specific brokers, and apply their knowledge of risks to write outside of catastrophe-prone areas.”
Dupre served as CEO of Wholesale at AmRisc and served previously at
“I’m thrilled to join CrossCover,” said Dupre “to build a company committed to traditional E&S business is both refreshing and exciting.”
McBirney, a former Partner at AmRisc, served as President of its largest division, General Property.
“This is an opportunity to build something special again, and I heartily support the focus on underwriting,” said McBirney. “Having been in the E&S business for more than 40 years, I believe that those companies that focus on underwriting profit rather than commissions remain profitable in the long term.”
Rudloff spent the past 15 years at AmRisc, where he was the architect of its underwriting systems while leading a 33-member IT team.
“My goal at CrossCover is to make innovation our key differentiator,” said Rudloff. “We will deliver to our carriers everything they expect, as well as cutting-edge information they may not expect, but which will help them in the future.”
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