Alterra Capital Holdings, a provider of diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has appointed Andrew Cook, currently chief integration officer and EVP business development, as new president of Alterra Bermuda.

Earlier, Cook was deputy chairman, president and CFO of Harbor Point Re, before merger of Max Capital Group and Harbor Point in May 2010. Before to this, he was the CFO of AXIS Capital Holdings, SVP and CFO of Mutual Risk Management, and SVP and CFO of LaSalle Re Holdings.

Alterra president and CEO Marston Becker said, with the integration process nearing completion, Andrew Cook, is assuming some additional corporate responsibilities, including an important leadership role as president of Alterra Bermuda.

“He will continue to carry two titles EVP of business development for Alterra and president of Alterra Bermuda,” Becker said.