Catalina Holdings has announced the appointments of Tony Cunningham and Chris Harris as independent non-executive directors and Fiona Walden as RenaissanceRe’s appointed non-executive director.
The appointments follow the resignations from the board by Aditya Dutt and Jacques Bonneau.
Cunningham brings significant experience as a senior business advisor and is a former partner at Lane Clark & Peacock. His previous experience includes working with corporates and the boards of FTSE 100 companies across international markets and jurisdictions. He was previously a non-executive director at Liberty Holdings.
Harris is an actuary and experienced senior executive and board member with 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He previously served as CEO of Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. His current board and advisory positions include James River Group, Hudson Structured Capital Management and BF&M Group.
Walden brings over 15 years of structured finance and credit underwriting experience. She currently serves as senior vice president (SVP) and global head of credit at RenRe. Previously, she was co-head of the strategic capital products team at Liberty Specialty Markets and has worked at Willis as deputy head of structured finance.
Chris Fagan, chief executive of Catalina, said: “We have significantly strengthened our board over the last 18 months. Tony, Chris and Fiona will further add to this and bring valuable experience to our board discussions.
I would like to thank Aditya and Jacques for their important contributions to the board during a time of significant growth for Catalina and wish them all the best in their new endeavours.”