HAMILTON, BERMUDA—01 March 2023— Fidelis MGU today announces the promotion of Ben Fortune to Chief Underwriting Officer of its Bermuda operation effective immediately.

In his new role, Ben will be responsible for overseeing all books of business written out of Bermuda as well as managing the company’s Bermudian based team of underwriters.

Ben has more than 16 years of industry experience and joined Fidelis in 2015 as an Underwriter, later becoming Head of International  Reinsurance in 2020. Prior to moving to underwriting, Ben spent several years as an Actuarial Analyst, holding roles at Leadenhall Capital Partners, Aon and Lockton.

Richard Brindle, Chairman & Group Chief Executive Officer said: “Since joining in 2015, Ben has become an outstanding member of Fidelis MGU. This promotion showcases his commitment and dedication to ensuring Fidelis MGU continues to be a market leader and natural home for talented underwriters such as Ben. I am delighted to be able to recognise all his hard work and welcome him to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer in Bermuda.” 

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