StoneHill Reinsurance Names Chip Ott to Executive Vice President Position
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Independent Minneapolis-based broker StoneHill Reinsurance Partners, LLC announced today that Charles R. (Chip) Ott, Jr. has joined the firm as its executive vice president. Ott, who will take up his duties this month, will work with current and prospective clients on strategic issues such as mergers and acquisitions, geographic and operational expansions and special circumstances.
“I’ve worked with this management team and know it’s top-notch. I’m looking forward to contributing to the company’s future success.”
“It’s been my great fortune to have worked with Chip in the past so I know firsthand that he’s a great addition to our management team,” said StoneHill President and CEO Dan Koshiol. “His depth of experience and his perspective on the industry will help us expand our scope of service to clients as well as our business development efforts where his experience as an executive and as an advisor will resonate with both current and potential clients.
“Specific reinsurance needs are always a critical issue for our clients, but they also value a broad market perspective,” Koshiol continued. “Chip understands the challenges and opportunities that exist at both the strategic and operational levels; he will use his expertise to help our clients with reinsurance solutions, strategic partnerships and with access to critical resources.”
“I’m excited to be joining StoneHill because of its strong reputation across the industry and because of its innovative approach to the reinsurance business,” Ott said. “I’ve worked with this management team and know it’s top-notch. I’m looking forward to contributing to the company’s future success.”
Ott’s hire is part of StoneHill’s efforts to expand its market presence and attract the industry’s most talented and seasoned professionals.
Prior to joining StoneHill, Ott served as president and chief executive officer of Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT), the largest provider of medical liability insurance in the state of Texas. Ott also served as executive vice president in the Minneapolis, Minnesota office of Guy Carpenter and Company, LLC, a global reinsurance broker, and as co-head of the sales and service functions for John B. Collins Associates, where he was a member of the executive management team, the board of directors and the Collins UK board of directors.
Ott earned his B.A. in 1989 at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and his Associate of Reinsurance (ARe) designation in 1995.
About StoneHill Reinsurance Partners
Founded in 2012, StoneHill Reinsurance Partners, LLC is a fresh alternative on the reinsurance intermediary landscape. The firm’s independence allows for unbiased solutions and flexibility to focus solely on the needs of its clients. StoneHill is employee-owned and entrepreneurial, driven by a no-nonsense approach to reinsurance solutions and by the guiding principle that its work product must fit clients’ needs both tactically and strategically, now…and for years to come.
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