Joe O'Connor joins Southwest Risk, LP

Nov 12, 2015, 08:00 ET from Southwest Risk, LP

DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearView Risk Holdings, LLC, the holding company of Southwest Risk, LP, announced today that Joe O'Connor recently joined Southwest Risk, LP to serve as Senior Vice President, Broker & Underwriter with a primary focus on developing new Marine & Energy products and expanding our geographic reach.

Parker Rush, Chairman and CEO of ClearView Risk Holdings noted, "We are excited that Joe has joined Southwest Risk. As we continue to execute our strategy of adding deep technical expertise for our independent agency partners, Joe brings a wealth of knowledge for our marine and energy sectors." 

Rob Howey, President of Southwest Risk, LP also commented, "We have added a strategic new dimension to our rapidly expanding portfolio of specialized brokers and underwriting talent.  Joe's 23 years of global experience with both domestic and various Lloyd's Syndicates as a Delegated Cover Holder represents a terrific opportunity to both serve the needs of current clients and add new lines, programs and sources to our portfolio. Marine & Energy exposures are often global in nature, so having his recognized leadership and expertise to handle them with international credibility is important to Southwest Risk's expansion."

Joe has served in senior leadership capacities with large carriers and has successfully built two Marine & Energy start up underwriting operations. He is currently a member of the United States Maritime Law Association, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and the Houston Mariners Club.  Joe makes his home in Houston, Texas. While Mr. O'Connor will be based in our Houston branch, his contacts extend coast to coast and across the oceans.

Southwest Risk, LP is a leading specialty lines insurance broker for high hazard business exposures. The company delivers customized property and casualty insurance solutions for the real estate, transportation, marine, energy, hospitality, professional, construction, and manufacturing industries.

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