MONDAY, NOV. 19: John Kuhn will be joining Endurance Speciality Holdings Ltd next week as CEO, Global Insurance.

He will be responsible for Endurance’s US, Bermuda and international insurance operations.

Mr Kuhn has served in multiple senior underwriting and management roles and he has built and led successful specialty insurance operations in the US and internationally over his 26 year career.

He will be based in Endurance's Bermuda office.

David Cash, CEO of Endurance, said in a press release: “Jack is a talented and respected insurance leader with a demonstrated ability to build great specialty businesses. He brings important experience and perspective to Endurance’s leadership team and we all look forward to working with Jack to grow Endurance’s insurance business into an industry leader.”

Mr Kuhn said: “I am very excited to join Endurance and its leadership team and look forward to working with the many talented professionals at the company as we work to grow Endurance’s insurance business together with our business partners.”

Mr. Kuhn joins Endurance from Axis Capital where his most recent role was Chief Underwriting Officer, Axis Insurance, responsible for the worldwide insurance operations and, prior to that, CEO, North American Division, Axis Insurance.

He joined Axis Capital in 2003 when the company acquired Kemper Insurance’s Financial Insurance Solutions business, which Mr. Kuhn had built as president of that business unit.