Press Release

Hamilton Announces Senior Underwriting Appointments in its US E&S business

HAMILTON, Bermuda, December 14, 2021 – Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. (“Hamilton”; “the Company”) today announced the appointments of Diane Wisner as Head of Excess Casualty Insurance and Pam Gosslin as Head of Medical Professionals Liability in its US excess and surplus (E&S) lines business.

Reporting to Clay Rhoades, President, US E&S, Wisner and Gosslin are based in Hamilton’s new Richmond, Virginia location. The two leaders are quickly establishing their books of business as the Company continues the build-out of its US-based book of E&S insurance business, leveraging Hamilton Insurance DAC, the Company’s platform supporting US E&S lines that shares its rating of “A-” by A.M. Best Company, Inc.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Diane and Pam to the Hamilton team,” said Rhoades. “They both have an impressive level of experience and market knowledge, and they are exactly who we need to support our launch into the excess casualty and medical professionals insurance lines as we continue the rapid momentum we’ve maintained since entering the US E&S market early this year.”

Wisner joins Hamilton with more than 26 years of industry experience, most recently having spent 18 years with James River Insurance Company in various underwriting and management roles of increasing responsibility in the Excess Casualty and Energy divisions. Hamilton’s US E&S Excess Casualty division offers excess capacity over primary or lead excess policies for hard-to-place and distressed contractors, manufacturers and importers, entertainment, habitational and hospitality risks in the small to mid-size account space.

Gosslin joins the team with 31 years of experience in the healthcare professional liability insurance industry. Prior to joining Hamilton, she spent 17 years at James River Insurance Company, most recently as Division Manager for both the Allied Health and Healthcare Divisions, following several promotions. Hamilton’s US E&S Medical Professionals division targets hard-to-place and distressed physicians, surgeons, dentists and other medical professionals.

About Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd.

Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda-headquartered company that underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance risks on a global basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries.

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Kelly Ferris
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