NEW YORK, NY, 19 February 2019:

Ascot today announces the appointment of Jeff Vetter as Executive Vice President and Head of Inland Marine.

Based in Atlanta, Jeff will build an inland marine practice taking advantage of both the admitted and E&S capabilities of Ascot Insurance U.S. A highly experienced Underwriter, with over 27 years in the business, Jeff joins from Markel where he led their inland marine division.

Commenting on the appointment, Greg Wolyniec, President and CEO, Ascot Insurance U.S. said: “Jeff is a highly respected leader in his class of business. His relationships with brokers and knowledge of the sector will allow Ascot to enter with a market leading set of products.

“Jeff’s division will complement our Ocean Marine business as we continue to grow in the U.S. by hiring best in class talent.”

Jeff Vetter added, “It’s exciting to be back at a relationship based underwriting company working with retail and wholesale partners across the U.S.”

ENDS