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Press Release

Ed Pulkstenis Joins Hamilton USA as President Small Business

Media Contact:
Wendy Davis Johnson
(441) 591-3830

HAMILTON, Bermuda, September 9, 2014 – Hamilton Insurance Group today announced that Eduard J. Pulkstenis has joined its US operations, Hamilton USA, in the position of President, Small Business.

Reporting to CEO Conan Ward, Mr. Pulkstenis will oversee all aspects of the development of the small business market segment for Hamilton USA.

“Ed’s commitment to advancing the use of analytics to build outperforming businesses is outstanding, and he’ll be a huge asset to our organization,” said Mr. Ward.  “As we build an organization that uses tomorrow’s technology and analytical techniques, leaders like Ed are critical to our success.”

“Hamilton is using technology and analytics to approach the commercial marketplace in new and creative ways,” said Mr. Pulkstenis.  “I’m excited to be part of this innovative team and I look forward to working with our distributors and other business partners to meet the needs of small commercial customers more efficiently and more profitably.”

Mr. Pulkstenis brings over 25 years’ experience in commercial lines business to his new position, most recently at Harbor Point Consulting Partners, a firm he co-founded to provide consultative advice regarding business strategy, business intelligence and other solutions to small businesses, insurance distributors, carriers and other participants in the insurance market.

Prior to establishing Harbor Point Consulting Partners, Mr. Pulkstenis held executive positions in a number of insurance companies, including Executive Vice President, Commercial Lines at Tower Group Companies and Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer at The Hartford Financial Services Group.

From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Pulkstenis was employed in increasingly senior positions at Selective Insurance Group, holding the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer before leaving the company to join The Hartford.

Mr. Pulkstenis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society. He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and is a Certified Insurance Counselor.

About Hamilton Insurance Group:

Hamilton Insurance Group leverages analytics and research to create underwriting and investment value for its clients and shareholders. As of June 30, 2014, Hamilton Insurance Group had over $800 million in capital.

About Hamilton USA:

Hamilton USA is the banner under which Hamilton Insurance Group’s operations in the U.S. are being developed.  Hamilton USA does not yet have licenses or authorizations to conduct insurance business in any U.S. jurisdiction and is not currently offering any insurance products in the United States.  Hamilton Insurance Group intends to acquire or form one or more U.S. insurance companies in order to establish a U.S. platform that will be technology driven and committed to better service and faster transaction times for the benefit of its customers and producers.

The information contained herein is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any product or service. Not all insurance coverages or products are available in all jurisdictions and policy terms may vary based on applicable legal and regulatory requirements and requisite licensing status.