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Tokio Marine HCC Adds to Primary Casualty Team

HOUSTON, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tokio Marine HCC today announced the hiring of Paul D. Silverman to lead the Company’s Primary Casualty Division.

Mr. Silverman brings over 30 years of underwriting and leadership experience to Tokio Marine HCC. Most recently, he was employed by Lexington Insurance Company. Mr. Silverman holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts. He reports to Christopher Day, President of Tokio Marine HCC - Casualty Group.

“As a leader in specialty insurance, growing and maintaining a strong general casualty underwriting operation is very important to us. We are fortunate to have recruited a highly experienced and respected underwriting executive to manage the Primary Casualty business for Tokio Marine HCC,” said Christopher J.B. Williams, Tokio Marine HCC’s Chief Executive Officer.

With underwriting teams in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, Tokio Marine HCC’s Primary Casualty Division focuses on construction, manufacturing and premises-based risks.

Tokio Marine HCC is the marketing name used to describe the affiliated companies under the common ownership of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., a Delaware-incorporated insurance holding company. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland. Tokio Marine HCC’s major domestic and international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of “AA- (Very Strong)” from Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, “A+ (Superior)” from A.M. Best Company, Inc., and “AA- (Very Strong)” from Fitch Ratings. Tokio Marine HCC is a member of Tokio Marine Group. For more information about Tokio Marine HCC, please visit www.tokiomarinehcc.com.

Contact: Doug Busker, Vice President – Public Relations Tokio Marine HCC 713-996-1192

Source: Tokio Marine HCC