Endurance Specialty Holdings, a provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, has appointed Lauren Kent as senior underwriting manager and head of reinsurance for Endurance Worldwide Insurance in London.

Ms Kent has 18 years of industry experience including five years with Endurance, where she has been a casualty treaty underwriter in both the US and London offices, contributing to the expansion of Endurance’s specialty reinsurance portfolios.

William Jewett, CEO of Endurance Worldwide Reinsurance, said: We are very pleased to announce Lauren’s expanded role. Our London reinsurance operation continues to be a critical component in our global reinsurance strategy. Lauren and her team have built strong relationships with our clients and brokers in the region and will continue to develop our UK and Irish portfolio as well as provide specialty expertise in lines such as personal accident.