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HAMILTON, BERMUDA— 04 February 2020 – Fidelis Insurance (“Fidelis”) is pleased to announce that founder member Daniel Burrows has been promoted to Group Managing Director for the Fidelis Group and Ian Burford has been appointed to Chief Executive Officer for Fidelis Underwriting Limited (“FUL”).
Burrows joined Fidelis in 2015 and previously was co-CEO of AonBenfield’s Global ReSpeciality (GRS) division. Burford has over 30 years’ experience in the London market and was previously at Novae, most recently as Joint Active Underwriter and Underwriting Performance Director.
Richard Brindle, Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am delighted Dan has accepted the position of Group Managing Director. Dan will report to me and we will work together to support the growth and strategy across Fidelis’ Four Pillars.”
On the appointment of Ian Burford as the UK Chief Executive Officer Richard said: “Ian joined Fidelis in August 2017 as our Chairman of Specialised Risks. He has led the FUL team commendably during his tenure as Interim CEO and I am delighted to officially formalise Ian’s appointment as our CEO for FUL, reporting to Dan and supporting his new position as Group Managing Director.”