Mr. Cooper had served as senior vice president, vice president and underwriter of XL Re
Bermuda-based Validus Holdings has appointed Charles Cooper head of North American property catastrophe reinsurance underwriting of Validus’ wholly-owned subsidiary Validus Reinsurance.
Most recently, Mr. Cooper served as senior vice president, vice president and underwriter of XL Re, where he was responsible for co-managing and underwriting the US and international property business.
Prior to joining XL Re, Mr. Cooper held the positions of vice president, assistant vice president and casualty treaty underwriter at XL Reinsurance America.
Conan Ward, CEO of Validus Reinsurance, said: “We are excited by the addition of Charles to the Validus team. With over fourteen years of international underwriting experience, Charles will be an important asset to the Company as we build on our track record of superior underwriting performance. I look forward to working with Charles to serve our clients and capitalize on opportunities for growth.”