Bermuda based reinsurer RenaissanceRe has named Ed Cruttenden active underwriter of its Syndicate 1458 at Lloyd’s and Bryan Dalton as chief underwriting officer (CUO) – Europe, effective 1 May 2020.
Cruttenden brings more than 25 years (re)insurance experience to the role. In addition to his position as active underwriter he will also be responsible for underwriting RenaissanceRe’s worldwide Casualty insurance book and managing the company’s Casualty portfolio in London.
Bryan Dalton, the previous active underwriter for Syndicate 1458, will assume responsibility for underwriting across the company’s European platform.
Ross Curtis, group chief underwriting officer, said: “Ed is a talented underwriter with deep experience managing risks within Lloyd’s and across RenRe. He has been with RenaissanceRe’s Syndicate 1458 for ten years in positions of increasing responsibility and his appointment to Active Underwriter reflects his disciplined approach to underwriting and proven leadership.”
“Bryan has done a superb job leading the underwriting of Syndicate 1458, significantly growing our business at Lloyd’s. I look forward to working with both Bryan and Ed in their new roles.”