HOWDEN SPECIALTY UNDERWRITERS HIRES MISSON TO OPEN NEW YORK OFFICE

06 August 2012

Howden Specialty Underwriters (HSU), part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Misson to lead its New York office.  He will become a member of the executive team and will report directly to Bobby Vernon, CEO of HSU. 

Misson joins HSU from Navigators Management Company, where he was President of Navigators Pro Division.  During his tenure, he oversaw the global underwriting practices in the professional liability space and was responsible for a significant team of underwriters in eight global locations with over $100 Million in premium.  Misson has an extensive background in management and professional liability products and has built and led teams both domestically and abroad. He has been in the management and professional liability insurance and reinsurance market for more than 20 years.

Bobby Vernon commented “We are tremendously excited about Scott’s decision to join our team.  Scott has had success in starting and building several successful businesses and I believe his skills and experience complement ours extremely well. Additionally, New York is considered an important center for specialty insurance products and is headquarters to many of our largest brokers, clients and trading partners, so we are excited to now have a physical presence in this great city.”  Misson commented “I am thrilled to be part of such a dynamic and growing organization.  I have known Bobby for almost fifteen years, and I look forward to building upon the success that he and his team have had to date.  I’m very optimistic about the opportunities which lie ahead.”

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