NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starr Insurance Companies today announced the appointment of Joost Vink as head of Europe. He will be responsible for the profitable growth of all European operations except the United Kingdom.
“We are excited for Joost to join Starr and head our European operations, he brings more than 34 years of insurance and client relationship experience,” stated Jim Herbert, chief executive officer, Starr Underwriting Agents Ltd. “His extensive background and leadership skills will significantly enhance Starr’s growth plans for the region and strengthen relationships with clients and producers.” Mr. Vink will report directly to Mr. Herbert who heads all of Starr’s European and United Kingdom operations.
About Starr Insurance Companies
Starr Insurance Companies (or Starr) is a 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 and 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, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and U.K. each have an A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent). Starr’s Lloyd’s syndicate has a Standard & Poor’s rating of “A+” (Strong).