NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starr Companies announced today the promotion of Richard Bessinger to chief underwriting officer of Starr Indemnity & Liability Company, Starr Specialty Insurance Company, and Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company.
Richard has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and long term service with Starr. He has led underwriting product management & development since 2009 and has led a variety of underwriting organizations during his career.
Richard earned his Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Political Science and Economics from Clark University in Worcester, MA. He has a Juris Doctorate from the University of Bridgeport/Quinnipiac University and is admitted to the New York Bar.
About Starr Companies
Starr Companies (Starr) is the worldwide marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr International Company, Inc. and for the investment business of C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries. Starr is a leading insurance and investment organization with a presence on five continents; through its operating insurance companies, Starr provides property, casualty, and accident & health insurance products as well as a range of specialty coverages including aviation, marine, energy and excess casualty insurance. Starr’s insurance company subsidiaries domiciled in the U.S., Bermuda, Hong Kong and Singapore each have an A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent). Starr’s Lloyd’s syndicate has a Standard & Poor’s rating of “A+” (Strong). Starr’s insurance company subsidiary domiciled in China has an A.M. Best rating of “A-” (Excellent).
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