Endurance Specialty Holders Reports Endurance Unveils New US Commercial Property Insurance Unit
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
(NYSE: ENH), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty
insurance and reinsurance, today announced that Mark Maritzen has joined the
company as Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Property within its
U.S. Insurance operation. With almost twenty years of experience in the
insurance industry in both underwriting and broker roles, Mr. Maritzen will be
responsible for building and leading a new property team with a focus on
retail distribution channels. He is joined by Sharon Herbert, Vice President,
Commercial Property, who also has twenty years of experience in this market.
Mr. Maritzen is based in Endurance's New York City office, reporting to Doug
Worman, CEO of US Insurance, with a secondary reporting line to Richard
Housley, Global Insurance Property Leader.
Mr. Worman commented, "Mark's extensive experience in the U.S. property market
and his wide network across the broker community will be critical as he and
his team quickly build Endurance's presence in this market. This new property
unit complements our existing U.S. wholesale portfolio and is a significant
step in the expansion of our integrated global property capabilities."
Mr. Maritzen joins Endurance from Tokio Marine Global where he was Senior Vice
President, Head of U.S. Property. Prior to that, he held a series of
management positions at Guy Carpenter in New York from 2005 through 2011,
culminating in the role of Managing Director, Head of Guy Carpenter Broking
Inc. Mr. Maritzen started his career at Gerling Insurance and then served as
a property broker at Marsh from 1998 through 2005. He holds a Bachelor of
Commerce Legal degree from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
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