Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Vetch As CFO

January 6, 2019

Rob Vetch head shot Jan 2019Hamilton Underwriting Limited, the managing agency of Syndicate 3334 and the Lloyd’s operations of Hamilton Insurance Group announced that Robert Vetch has joined the agency as Chief Financial Officer.

Reporting to CEO Dermot O’Donohoe, Mr. Vetch succeeds Simon Barrett who left Hamilton in December 2018 to pursue another opportunity.

“It’s my pleasure to welcome Rob to the Hamilton team,” said Mr. O’Donohoe. “We pride ourselves on attracting some of the best talent in the business, and Rob falls squarely into that category.

“As we continue to explore opportunities for profitable and sustainable growth, Rob’s experience and financial acumen will stand us in good stead.

“I’d also like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation to Simon Barrett, who was with us virtually from the beginning of our establishment and who played an integral role in laying the groundwork for our development as a diversified specialty syndicate. We wish Simon every success in his future endeavours.”

Mr. Vetch comes to Hamilton Underwriting Limited from W.R. Berkley Corporation where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer, WRB Underwriting, for nine years.

Prior to that, Mr. Vetch was Finance Business Partner, Brit Global Markets. His experience also includes seven years at QBE Insurance Group Limited and four years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he specialized in insurance and investment management.

Mr. Vetch is a graduate of St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University, and holds a master’s degree in engineering, economics and management. He is a qualified chartered accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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