COVINGTON, La., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH), through its subsidiary companyContinental Underwriters, Ltd., a leading National Marine and Inland Marine Insurance coverage and service provider, announced today the appointment of Mr. Michael L. Civisca as Executive Vice President. Civisca will oversee and continue building the company's expanding platform for its Marine and Inland Marine products as well as new lines of business throughout North America. He will be based out of the Company's New York office.
Mr. Civisca brings a wealth of experience to FGH having spent over thirty years in the insurance industry. He embarked on his career in 1981 with Marsh and McLennan in their Marine and Energy department focusing on Global accounts. In 1987, Mr. Civisca joined the Navigators Group as a Marine and Energy underwriter. After becoming a key member of their management team, Mr. Civisca departed Navigators Management Company in December of 2012 where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer.
H. Elder Brown, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FGH, said in a company statement, "We are excited to bring such a high profile senior executive to our expanding team of insurance professionals. Mike brings vast market talent to Fidelis and knows the lines of business we write exceptionally well. His addition to our team will complement the momentum we are building on our national platform."
Mr. Civisca commented, "I am very pleased to be joining the FGH team. From generation to generation the company has been an industry leader in the product lines that I have held a deep passion for throughout my career. I look forward to building on the success of FGH's platform utilizing the highest rated security and providing their clients the quality service and response they have come to expect over the years."
About the Company: Headquartered in Covington, Louisiana, Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC is a leading provider of primary and excess marine insurance for hull and maritime liability coverages (P&I) for vessel owners, ship builders, terminal operators, fleet operators, stevedores, cargo handlers, marine contractors and a variety of other maritime insurance products. They also are a major provider of Inland Marine products. FGH provides underwriting via its long standing relationship with Houston Casualty Company, a subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCC) with financial strength ratings of "A+ (Superior)" from A.M. Best Company, Inc. and "AA (Very Strong)" from Standard & Poor's Corporation. FGH provides broker services, claims management and loss control assistance for its clients. The Company's subsidiary, Continental Underwriters, Ltd. (http://cultd.com/), also represents a number of highly rated insurers.