Dr Therese (Terri) Vaughan, former Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), has been appointed to Validus’ board of directors, effective immediately. The appointment will expand Validus’ board to twelve members.

Ed Noonan, Validus chairman and CEO, said in a press release: “Terri brings significant experience in insurance and financial regulation and deep industry knowledge to the position. I am confident that she will be an asset to our Board and management team.”

Dr. Vaughan said: “I am delighted to join Validus’ Board and look forward to working closely with the other directors and Validus’ talented management team to build on the Company’s success as it continues to grow the business.”