COVINGTON, La., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH), with its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd., a National Marine Insurance coverage and service leader, announces the recent hiring of Mrs. Joanne Stewart-Cicero to the position of Claims Director for its Inland Marine Division. In this position, Stewart-Cicero will oversee the claims handling of the group's expanding Inland Marine Division. Mrs. Stewart-Cicero will report to Mike Shreve, Claims Director for Fidelis Claims Services LLC and will be based in FGH's New York office.
"We are extremely excited to have Joanne join our organization. She is a key component to the overall growth strategy and her experience and reputation within the industry greatly complements our expanding portfolio of marine products," said H. Elder Brown, Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer of FGH.
Joanne comes to FGH with over 30 years of experience in the industry, most recently as Assistant Vice President-Inland Marine Claims for Navigators Management Company, Inc. and Claims Director for Crystal & Company. Over the course of her career she has handled most marine products, with a strong focus on inland marine products. Before joining Navigators, she managed claims for Wm. H. McGee & Co Inc., Fireman's Fund Specialty and Hanover Insurance Company, respectively.
Headquartered in Covington, Louisiana, Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC is a leading provider of primary, excess, ocean cargo, and inland 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. FGH provides underwriting, broker services, claims management and loss control assistance for its maritime clients. The Company's subsidiary, Continental Underwriters, Ltd., (http://cultd.com/) also represents a number of highly rated marine insurers.