Torus appoints US Head of Excess Casualty

9th March 2009

Torus Insurance (Holdings) Ltd today announced the appointment of Linc Trimble as US Head of Excess Casualty headquartered in New Jersey.

Linc Trimble began his career in 1986 with Chubb Corp, holding several management positions including Senior Vice President of Property & Casualty at Chubb Atlantic in Bermuda. In 2001, he joined St. Paul Travelers to head up US field operations for its Specialty Excess Division, also serving as President of St. Paul (Bermuda) Ltd. Since 2005, he has acted as President of Statehouse Casualty Managers, a nationwide managing general underwriting firm specializing in umbrella & excess liability products.

Commenting on the appointment David Perez, Torus’ President & Chief Underwriting Officer – Global Casualty said: “We are excited to have Linc Trimble join the Torus Global Casualty team. In his role Linc will be responsible to execute a country wide growth strategy for the US platform of Torus; expanding our brand and customer reach. He will build a regional infrastructure across the United States by attracting some of the top performers in the excess casualty sector. Linc has held several senior management positions in the industry, overseeing an array of products both domestically and internationally, and it is these unique skills that make him a perfect fit as a member of Global Casualty management team.”

Mr Trimble said: “Torus is an exciting prospect for the US market. At a time when clients are looking to diversify their risk, Torus delivers on all important areas in terms of financial security, underwriting expertise and claims service. I’m looking forward to bringing Torus to the widest possible audience in the US.”

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