James C. Flagg, Ph.D. Joins HCC Board

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen L. Way, Chairman and Chief
 Executive Officer of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:   HCC) is pleased to
 announce that James C. Flagg, Ph.D. has joined the Board of Directors and been
 appointed a member of the Audit Committee.
     Dr. Flagg is a member of the accounting faculty of the Lowry Mays College
 and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University.  He has been at the
 University since 1988 and had previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers
 LLP.  He has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Economics, an
 MBA and a Ph.D. in Accounting.
     Mr. Way said, "We are very fortunate indeed to have obtained the services
 of such a knowledgeable and experienced professional as Dr. Flagg and his
 contribution will be invaluable."
 
     HCC is an international insurance holding company with assets exceeding
 $2.7 billion and whose shares are traded on the NYSE (symbol: HCC) with a
 market capitalization of over $1.5 billion.  HCC is rated AA (Very Strong) by
 Standard & Poor's and A+ (Superior) by A. M. Best Company.
     For more information, visit our website at www.hcch.com.
 
 

SOURCE HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
    HOUSTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen L. Way, Chairman and Chief
 Executive Officer of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:   HCC) is pleased to
 announce that James C. Flagg, Ph.D. has joined the Board of Directors and been
 appointed a member of the Audit Committee.
     Dr. Flagg is a member of the accounting faculty of the Lowry Mays College
 and Graduate School of Business at Texas A&M University.  He has been at the
 University since 1988 and had previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers
 LLP.  He has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Economics, an
 MBA and a Ph.D. in Accounting.
     Mr. Way said, "We are very fortunate indeed to have obtained the services
 of such a knowledgeable and experienced professional as Dr. Flagg and his
 contribution will be invaluable."
 
     HCC is an international insurance holding company with assets exceeding
 $2.7 billion and whose shares are traded on the NYSE (symbol: HCC) with a
 market capitalization of over $1.5 billion.  HCC is rated AA (Very Strong) by
 Standard & Poor's and A+ (Superior) by A. M. Best Company.
     For more information, visit our website at www.hcch.com.
 
 SOURCE  HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.