Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Board of Directors
David Brosnan, Chief Executive
Dave was appointed Chief Executive and joined Hardy in February 2014 and appointed Chief Executive of CNA Europe in August 2014. Leading both organisations, he works to develop strategies that will align CNA's capabilities and strengthen the global insurer's offerings to serve the unique and expanding needs of customers around the globe. Dave has more than 27 years of industry experience, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of International with CNA. Previous to CNA, he held numerous roles with ACE in Canada, most notably as President and CEO of ACE INA and ACE INA Life Insurance Companies. Prior to that, he served as President of ACE Casualty Risk and held various underwriting positions, including European Zone Underwriting Officer with Chubb in London.
Paul Bailie, Managing Director - Bermuda
Paul Bailie is the Managing Director of Hardy Underwriting Asia Limited and was previously a non-executive director of Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited. Prior to joining Hardy, Paul was the Chairman of JLT Insurance Management (Bermuda) Ltd. Paul started his career with Willis in Belfast before moving to Bermuda in 1986 with Johnson & Higgins. Since that time he has largely been involved with alternative risk financing activity including the management of both captive insurance companies and other alternative market entities. Qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), Paul has been involved with various industry bodies and educational initiatives in Bermuda.
Patrick Gage, Director of Underwriting
Patrick joined Hardy in 2006 and was active underwriter for syndicate 38Twenty prior to its merger into syndicate 382 in 2009. He was appointed to the Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited Board in September 2006 and to the Board of Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited in May 2011. Patrick is Hardy's Director of Underwriting for syndicate 382 and also Chief Underwriting Officer of Hardy Re. He has over 30 years experience in the Lloyd's and London Insurance market.
David Stevens, Chief Financial Officer
David joined Hardy in December 2013 as Chief Financial Officer for the Hardy group of companies. David also serves as Chief Financial Officer for CNA Insurance Company Limited (CICL or CNA Europe). David joined CNA Europe in October 2007. He has a proven track record as a Chief Financial Officer, and has held numerous finance roles including leadership positions at Chubb and Ace. David began his career as a Senior Audit Manager for Ernst & Young.
Thomas Motamed, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CNA
Tom joined CNA in January 2009, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He also chairs an Executive Committee which is responsible for strategy, results and oversight of all business units of CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA), including direction of an Operating Committee. Prior to joining CNA, Tom retired from The Chubb Corporation, where he had served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. His 31-year career at Chubb began in 1977 when he joined the company as a Claims Trainee. He went on to hold various claims management positions, including managing attorney in-house counsel; and served in the company's field organization as marketing manager, branch manager and Western Zone Officer. Tom currently serves on the board of trustees for Adelphi University, chairman of the board of the Insurance Information Institute, as well as the board of directors of After School Matters, World Business Chicago and Verisk Analytics.
Craig Mense, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CNA
Craig joined CNA in 2004 as Chief Financial Officer. He is also a member of the Chairman's Executive Committee which is responsible for strategy, results and oversight of all business units of CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA), including direction of an Operating Committee. Prior to joining CNA, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Run-off Operations for St. Paul Travelers. He also served in other leadership positions at Travelers Property & Casualty, including Chief Operating Officer, Gulf Insurance Group; and Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, Personal Lines. Craig is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).
Thomas Pontarelli, Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer, CNA
Tom joined CNA in 1998, and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer. He is also a member of the Chairman's Executive Committee which is responsible for strategy, results and oversight of all business units of CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA), including direction of an Operating Committee. Prior to joining CNA, he worked with Washington National Insurance Company and its parent, Washington National Corporation, in a variety of legal and executive capacities, including the positions of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Tom is a member of the board of Boys Hope/Girls Hope (Chicago).
Jonathan D. Kantor, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CNA
Jon joined CNA in 1994, and currently serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for CNA Financial Corporation. Prior to joining CNA, he served as a Partner in the Litigation Department of Shea & Gould, a national law firm. Jon is a member of the American Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel.