Martin G. Hacala Named General Star & Genesis President and CEO

Robert M. Jones Advances to co-President, General Reinsurance Corporation

STAMFORD, Conn.--()--Genesis and General Star announced today that Martin G. Hacala has been promoted to President and CEO of General Star Management Company and Genesis Management & Insurance Services, effective immediately. Robert M. Jones, current President and CEO, has been promoted to co-President of General Reinsurance Corporation, responsible for P & C Global Marketing.

Mr. Hacala joined the Gen Re Group in 1997, serving in a variety of senior underwriting and claims roles within Genesis and General Star. In March 2014 he was promoted to Global Claims Manager of General Reinsurance Corporation. Prior to joining the Gen Re Group, Marty was a partner with Ross, Dixon & Bell in Washington, D.C. and served as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.

“We are excited about the energy and knowledge Marty will bring back as he rejoins the Genesis and General Star leadership team,” said Bob Jones, President and CEO. “With 18 years of excess and surplus lines experience, we expect a rapid transition as Marty leads our companies through territory familiar to him. We are fortunate to have a proven manager of Marty’s caliber readily available.”

“Under Bob’s leadership, General Star and Genesis have continued to deliver winning results, strengthen long-standing client relationships and grow profitably. We have a professional staff of underwriters and claim executives who lead the industry,” added Marty Hacala. “I am eager to sustain our firm commitment to deliver unsurpassed financial protection and innovation for our insurance and reinsurance clients.”

General Star National Insurance Company is licensed in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and all states. General Star National Insurance Company has its principal place of business in Stamford, CT and operates under NAIC Number 0031-11967. Insurance is placed with General Star National Insurance Company by licensed producers. General Star Indemnity Company is an eligible surplus lines insurer in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. It has the status as an unlicensed insurer in California and operates under NAIC Number 0031-37362. Insurance is placed with the General Star Indemnity Company by licensed producers and, for risk that qualify, by licensed surplus lines brokers.

Genesis Insurance Company is licensed in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and all states. Genesis Insurance Company has its principal business in Stamford, CT and operates under NAIC Number 0031-38962.

Contacts

General Star
Joe Majsak, 203-328-6416
SVP
joe.majsak@generalstar.com

Contacts

General Star
Joe Majsak, 203-328-6416
SVP
joe.majsak@generalstar.com