American Overseas Group Limited Announces Appointment of Executive Vice President and General Counsel

HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Overseas Group Limited (BSX:AORE.BH) (Pink Sheets:AORE.PK) ("AOG" or the "Company") today announced that Patricia A. Ryan has been appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Company effective as of May 14, 2014. Ms. Ryan is also Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Old American Capital Corporation, and related entities.

With over twenty years of legal and insurance experience, Ms. Ryan has held positions of Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at QBE Insurance Company, as well as Senior Counsel and Managing Director at Allianz/Fireman's Fund. Ms. Ryan was a Partner at Cassiday Schade LLP in Chicago, Illinois, for a number of years. Ms. Ryan received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and her law degree from Loyola University of Chicago. Ms. Ryan is a member of the State Bar of Texas, New York and Illinois and the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Information About the Company

American Overseas Group Limited is a Bermuda-based holding company. Its operating subsidiary, American Overseas Reinsurance Company Ltd., is a property/casualty reinsurance company that currently writes short tail non-catastrophe property/casualty reinsurance and historically wrote financial guaranty reinsurance for U.S. and international public finance and structured finance transactions. The Company's financial guaranty reinsurance business is in run-off. More information can be found at

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