COVINGTON, La. – May 6, 2019 – Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH), with its subsidiary Continental Underwriters, Ltd., announced today the hiring of Mr. Peter Knowles as Senior Vice President of West Coast Operations. Mr. Knowles will also be a Senior Underwriter within the group’s Brown Water Hull and Liabilities product lines and will be based in their Seattle, Washington office.
“Peter’s extensive marine background and wide-ranging relationships along the West Coast marketplace will play an integral role in shaping the company’s future. We welcome Peter to the FGH family as we continue our efforts to uphold a client-focused culture that sets the industry standard for professional and technical excellence.” said H. Elder Brown Jr., Chairman of FGH.
Mr. Knowles comes to FGH with over thirty (30) years of experience in the marine industry, most recently as President of KALM Seas Insurance, Inc. Before joining KALM, he was National Hull and Liability Manager of XL Catlin, and Regional Manager of RLI Marine, respectively. Additionally, he is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.
About the Company:
Headquartered in Covington, Louisiana, Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC is a leading provider of primary, excess, ocean cargo, and inland marine insurance. Hull and maritime liability coverages (P&I) for vessel owners, ship builders, terminal operators, fleet operators, stevedores, cargo handlers, marine contractors and a variety of other maritime insurance products. FGH provides underwriting, broker services, claims management and loss control assistance for its maritime clients. The Company’s subsidiary, Continental Underwriters, Ltd., also represents a number of highly rated marine insurers.