Kinsale Insurance Company is pleased to announce that Stephen Manahan has been named senior viice president of excess and surplus lines property.

He will be responsible for the continued growth and expansion of Kinsale’s Property and Inland Marine efforts.

Stephen was most recently a Senior Vice President with a start-up Property managing general agency. Prior to that position, he was Senior Vice President of a large national specialty carrier with full profit and loss responsibility for their $226M excess and surplus lines Property business.

Stephen has also held various property underwriting and management positions with two other national insurance carriers. He was educated at Oatlands College in Dublin, Ireland.

"We are pleased to welcome Stephen to Kinsale," said Brian Haney, Kinsale Chief Operating Officer. "Stephen is a proven leader with an excellent track record and a tremendous depth of experience in E&S property underwriting. He further enhances the talent of the Kinsale team."

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. is the holding company for Kinsale Insurance Company and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

Kinsale is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks.