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Endurance Announces Graham Evans to Head New International Insurance Platform


PEMBROKE, Bermuda - October 7, 2013 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that Graham Evans will be joining the company as Executive Vice President and Head of International Insurance to build a new international insurance platform offering multi-line capabilities. Mr. Evans has more than 25 years experience in the London market where he has demonstrated his ability to build and grow underwriting operations across Europe and Asia. He will join Endurance on November 7, 2013 and will be based in London.

Jack Kuhn, Chief Executive Officer of Global Insurance, commented, "Graham has an excellent reputation for building start-up operations and a significant network of relationships, both of which will be critical as we develop Endurance's presence in the London market. This marks a significant milestone as we establish Endurance as a recognized global leader in the specialty insurance market. Going forward, we will further expand our international presence from this new London base, complementing significant planned growth in our U.S. and Bermuda teams."

Mr. Evans joins Endurance from Axis Capital, where as President, Professional Lines, he built their international professional lines business across multiple products. Prior to that, Mr. Evans held a number of underwriting and management positions including Chief Underwriting Officer for European Financial Lines at CNA Europe Ltd., Director of a start-up Lloyd's operation, and manager of an international Professional Lines book at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe.  

About Endurance Specialty Holdings

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. Through its operating subsidiaries, Endurance writes property, agriculture, professional lines, and casualty and other specialty lines of insurance and property, catastrophe, casualty, and other specialty lines of reinsurance. We maintain excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A (Excellent) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A (Strong) from Standard and Poor's on our principal operating subsidiaries.  Endurance's headquarters are located at Wellesley House, 90 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08, Bermuda and its mailing address is Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., Suite No. 784, No. 48 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda.  For more information about Endurance, please visit

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