Kuhn ’86 Named CEO of Endurance Specialty Holdings

Cynthia RockwellDecember 11, 20122min
Jack Kuhn ’86
Jack Kuhn ’86

John “Jack” Kuhn ’86 has been named CEO of global insurance for Endurance Specialty Holdings, Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance.

Kuhn will be responsible for the company’s U.S., Bermuda and international insurance operations. Based in the Bermuda offices of Endurance, his appointment is subject to approval by the Bermuda Department of Immigration.

Kuhn, whose 26-year career in insurance began with Chubb, where he ultimately served as chief underwriting officer for Chubb/Executive Protection, has also built and led specialty insurance operations, both in the United States and internationally. Most recently he was affiliated with Axis Insurance, where, as CUO, he had responsibility for the company’s worldwide insurance operations.

“Jack is a talented and respected insurance leader with a demonstrated ability to build great specialty businesses,” said David Cash, CEO of Endurance. “He brings important experience and perspective to Endurance’s leadership team and we all look forward to working with Jack to grow Endurance’s insurance business into an industry leader.”

At Wesleyan, Kuhn was a history major.