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Endurance Appoints Scott Galiardo to Newly Created Role of Group Actuary

Endurance Appoints Scott Galiardo to Newly Created Role of Group Actuary

PEMBROKE, Bermuda - October 3, 2013 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH) a Bermuda-based provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that Scott Galiardo, Senior Vice President, will assume the newly created role of Group Actuary with oversight responsibility for Endurance's corporate actuarial, reserving and ceded reinsurance activities  on a global basis.  Over his twenty-six year career, Mr. Galiardo has held a number of senior actuarial roles across both primary and reinsurance businesses and has also been responsible for ceded reinsurance purchasing. Mr. Galiardo is based in Endurance's New York office and reports to Joan deLemps, Endurance's Chief Risk Officer.

Ms. deLemps commented, "Scott's breadth of experience in both specialty insurance and reinsurance lines will serve us well as we continue to expand our specialty product capabilities and strengthen our market position."

Mr. Galiardo joined Endurance in 2010 from Odyssey Re Group where he most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary and Ceded Reinsurance Manager for their U.S. insurance division, Hudson Insurance Group. Prior to that, Mr. Galiardo was Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary and Director of Information Services at Odyssey Re. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from The College of Insurance in New York. Mr. Galiardo is also a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and holds an Associate in Reinsurance designation.

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 agriculture, casualty and other specialty, professional lines and property lines of insurance and catastrophe, property, 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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